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Outgoing Liz Truss extends full support to new British PM, here’s what she says


Days after resigning from the UK’s top position, former Prime Minister Elizabeth Mary Truss – Liz Truss – on October 24 said Rishi Sunak had her full support after he won in the race for the country’s next leader.

Taking to Twitter, Truss wrote, “Congratulations @RishiSunak on being appointed our Conservative Party Leader and next Prime Minister,” adding, “You have my full support.”

Earlier, the current Prime Minister, Truss, sent greetings to everyone during the Diwali festival and wished everyone joy and happiness.

She said in a video shared on Twitter, “Let me thank the Hindus, Sikhs and Jains in the UK for all you do for our country.”

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“And to our friends in India, let’s continue to deepen the relationship between the two countries in the coming year,” she added.

Truss was forced to resign last week as pressure mounted over her controversial small budget drop.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi congratulated Rishi Sunak as he was announced as the next Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.

Prime Minister Modi wrote on Twitter, “Warmest congratulations @RishiSunak! When you become Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, I look forward to working closely together on global issues and implementing the 2030 Roadmap. In particular, Diwali aspires to be the ‘bridge of life’ of Indians. in the UK, as we transform our historic relationship into a modern partnership. “

Sunak, the UK’s third prime minister this year, will succeed Liz Truss, whose term was the shortest of any prime minister in British history at just 45 days. He will be the country’s first black man and the 57th prime minister of the United Kingdom.

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