New Delhi, May 23: World leaders from across the globe, including Japan, China, Russia, and congratulated Prime Minister Narendra Modi as the BJP-led NDA government appeared set to retain power for a second term at the Centre.
Prime Minister of Sri Lanka Ranil Wickremesinghe described Modi’s as magnificent and said “We look forward to working closely with you.”
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, King of Bhutan Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck and President of Russia Vladimir Putin telephoned Modi to congratulate him.
Chinese President Xi Jinping, Nepal Prime Minister K P Sharma Oli , Afghanistan President Ashraf Ghani and also extended their greetings to the Indian Prime Minister.
“Congratulations to Prime Minister Narendra Modi on a strong mandate from the people of India. The government & the people of Afghanistan look forward to expanding cooperation between our two democracies”, Ghani tweeted.
Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu congratulated Modi and promised to strengthen friendship between the countries.