NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi has been greeted by world leaders such as Russian president Vladimir Putin, Chinese President Xi Jinping and, Japanese Prime Minister Shinz Abe on Thursday, after a massive victory.
In the afternoon, Russia’s Putin congratulated Modi on his party’s decisive win in the Lok Sabha election 2019 via a phone call.
The US president Donald J Trump also extended his warm wishes to Modi.
In a letter, China’s Jinping also congratulated him on the victory, and added that the two countries would work closely, and expressed satisfaction over Indo-China relationship over the years.
Japan’s Abe also congratulated Modi in a telephonic conversation, according to government sources.
Israeli’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu took to Twitter to greet Modi in Hindi after a similar tweet was posted in Hebrew.
“My friend, heartiest congratulations on your impressive win. This mandate reaffirms your leadership of the world’s largest democracy,” Netanyahu in a tweet said and expected that the two will continue to strengthen the friendship between India and Israel.
“Congratulations to Prime Minister Narendra Modi on a strong mandate from the people of India. The government and the people of Afghanistan look forward to expanding cooperation between the two democracies,” Afghanistan President Ashraf Ghani tweeted.
Sri Lanka’s Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe said, “Congratulations to Narendra Modi on a magnificent victory! We look forward to working closely with you.”
Modi-led National Democratic Alliance (NDA) is expected to set to win a majority as per the trends of the Lok Sabha election results Thursday evening. The alliance is expected to touch as many as 350 seats out of a total 542.