Britain favours closer engagement with Gujarat and its Chief Minister Narendra Modi to realise the country’s wide-ranging objectives in the State, Prime Minister David Cameron has said.

“In the last 12 months, there have been significant developments in the legal process following the 2002 Gujarat riots, including convictions in a number of high profile cases,” Mr. Cameron told The Eastern Eye , a weekly published by the Garavi Gujarat Group of newspapers. — PTI