By Our Diplomatic Affairs Bureau
NEW DELHI:The Indian Prime Minister, Narendra Modi has congratulated Theresa May, on taking over as the new Prime Minister of United Kingdom. Prime Minister also appreciated contribution of Mr. David Cameron in strengthening India-UK ties.
“Congratulations to Theresa May on taking over as the new UK PM. Looking forward to working with her for stronger India-UK ties. I also appreciate the significant contribution of David Cameron in strengthening India-UK ties.”, the Prime Minister said.
Meanwhile, Gen Nakatani, Defence Minister of Japan, called on Prime Minister Narendra Modi. The Prime Minister condoled the loss of life of Japanese citizens in the terror attack in Dhaka earlier this month. The Prime Minister called for greater bilateral and multilateral cooperation against terrorism.
Nakatani briefed the Prime Minister on the bilateral defence cooperation initiatives. The Prime Minister welcomed Japanese participation at the International Fleet Review in Vishakhapatnam in February 2016, and in the Malabar Exercise off the Japanese coast in June 2016.
Nakatani also briefed the Prime Minister on regional developments in East and Southeast Asia. The Prime Minister said that he is looking forward to his visit to Japan later this year for the Annual Summit.