The Abedi family emigrated to Britain during the rule of late Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi, moving from London to the Fallowfield area of south Manchester. The brothers' parents returned to Libya after Gaddafi was toppled in 2011.
The 52-year-old UK foreign secretary, who is going head to head with former foreign secretary Johnson, wrote to the Conservative Friends of India (CFIN), saying he looks forward to engaging with India.
Trailing rival Boris Johnson in the race to replace Prime Minister Theresa May, Jeremy Hunt will say on Monday that Britain needs a leader who can plan now to protect the world's fifth largest economy if it has to leave the EU without a deal.
Brexit campaigner and former foreign secretary Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt, once an opponent of leaving the European Union who has now promised to exit with a deal, are in the race to take charge at 10 Downing Street.
The field of candidates has been whittled down to a final two - ex-foreign minister Boris Johnson and current foreign minister Jeremy Hunt - with 160,000 Conservative Party members now making the final choice and a decision expected by late July.
The Brexit deal has been delayed twice under Prime Minister Theresa May, and now the deadline for the deal stands on October 31. Meanwhile, the failure to deliver the deal this time could mean that there might be a no-deal exit from the European Union.