Sadiq Khana Muslim of Pakistani origin, said people should “put aside party politics” as there would be other opportunities to challenge Mr Sunak on his policies.

He said the appointment shows that Britain doesn’t just tolerate diversity, it values ​​it.

“I’m really proud. I’m British and Asian, I was born and raised here,” he said.

The Labor Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, is proud of Mr Sunak’s achievements

“In such times, party politics should be put aside.

“I think it’s a point of pride for many of us Rishi Sunakthis prime minister our country. It goes to show that if you work hard, you can achieve almost anything.

Sunak, who became the country’s first British-Asian prime minister on Tuesday, was born in 1980 in Southampton to parents of Punjabi origin. His grandparents were born in India and emigrated to the UK from East Africa in the 1960s.