British PM arrives in US for first White House visit

British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak arrived in the United States on Tuesday on his first visit to Washington after taking office in October.

Sunak arrived at the Andrews Air Force Base in Prince George’s County, Maryland late in the evening and was welcomed by US Chief of Protocol, Rufus Gifford and Dame Karen Pierce, US British Ambassador.

On his 2-day visit to the US capital, Sunak will meet with business leaders, politicians in Congress as well as President Joe Biden.

Citing global threats to markets and resources, Sunak will advocate for a deepening of economic security ties between the two nations, the British government said in a press release.

Source: Reuters