EAM congratulates new UK Foreign Secretary David Lammy

New Delhi (|  External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar on Friday congratulated David Lammy on being appointed as UK’s Foreign Secretary and said he looks forward to continuing the bilateral engagement and strengthening ties. In a post on X, the EAM said: “Congratulations to @DavidLammy on being appointed Foreign Secretary of the United Kingdom. “Look forward to continuing our engagement and strengthen the India-Great Britain Comprehensive Strategic Partnership.”

New UK Prime Minister Keir Starmer has appointed David Lammy as Foreign Secretary after the Labour Party swept to power in a landslide general election win. Lammy, 51, a trailblazing black lawmaker, replaces the Conservatives’ David Cameron as Britain’s top diplomat.
Lammy has been Labour’s international affairs spokesman for over two years.
Lammy had previously campaigned unsuccessfully for the UK to stay in the EU and sought a second referendum to overturn the Brexit vote.(UNI)