British PM calls up Modi ahead of visit
Ahead of her visit here, British Prime Minister Theresa May today called up her Indian counterpart Narendra Modi during which they agreed that there is substantial scope for further strengthening cooperation in a range of sectors, including defence and security. During the telephonic call, the two Prime Ministers exchanged Diwali greetings, the PMO said.
"Both leaders agreed that there is substantial scope for further strengthening bilateral cooperation across a range of sectors, including Science and Technology, Finance, Trade and Investment, and Defence and Security," it added.
Modi told May that he is looking forward to welcoming her next week, which will be her first substantive bilateral visit outside Europe. During May's visit beginning on November 6, India is likely to raise its concerns over problems being faced by Indian students in the UK due to visa curbs.