S Jaishankar Gifts Cricket Bat Signed By Virat Kohli To UK PM Rishi Sunak
New Delhi: Minister of External Affairs of India, S Jaishankar, arrived in Britain on Monday on a five-day official visit. He will be there till November 15. During his visit, he met UK Prime Minister Rishi Sunak and his wife Akshata Murty at 10 Downing Street to extend Diwali wishes on behalf of Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Not just this, he, along with his wife, Kyoko Jaishankar, even presented a Ganesha statue and a cricket bat signed by former India captain Virat Kohli to the UK PM.
Jaishankar tweeted, “Delighted to call on Prime Minister @RishiSunak on #Diwali Day. Conveyed the best wishes of PM @narendramodi. India and UK are actively engaged in reframing the relationship for contemporary times. Thank Mr and Mrs Sunak for their warm reception and gracious hospitality.” Alongside this, he shared a few pictures of his meeting with PM Sunak.
The official handle of the UK Prime Minister also tweeted pictures from their meeting and wrote, “The Prime Minister @RishiSunak welcomed @DrSJaishankar to Downing Street this evening. Together they expressed their very best wishes as Indian communities around the world begin #Diwali celebrations.”
The pictures show UK Prime Minister Rishi Sunak and his wife Akshata Murty welcoming Minister of External Affairs of India Subrahmanyam Jaishankar and his wife Kyoko Jaishankar at 10 Downing Street. One of the pictures even shows Jaishankar gifting the bat signed by Virat Kohli to Rishi Sunak.
Together they expressed their very best wishes as Indian communities around the world begin #Diwali celebrations.
— UK Prime Minister (@10DowningStreet) November 12, 2023