UK Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson meets PM Modi

| Updated: Aug 23, 2017 11:20 IST

New Delhi [India], Jan.19 (ANI): British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson met Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday. Prime Minister Modi appreciated the progress achieved in strengthening the bilateral partnership in various sectors, especially Science & Technology, Finance, and Defence and Security. He noted that the Indian Diaspora in UK acts as a living bridge between the two countries, and is a key driver of close people-to-people relations, and hoped that both sides would continue to work together to enhance these ties. Prime Minister Modi recalled their earlier meeting during his visit to UK in November 2015, when Johnson was the Mayor of London, and congratulated him on his appointment as the Foreign Secretary. He said that the visit of British Prime Minister Theresa May to India in November, 2016 has put in place the framework necessary to guide India-UK relations in the days to come. (ANI)