Narendra Modi congratulates Donald Trump, says he appreciates his 'friendship towards India'

Prime Minister Narendra Modi congratulated Donald Trump on being elected US President, saying he looks forward to working with him closely to take Indo-US ties to a new height

FP Staff November 09, 2016 16:27:11 IST
Narendra Modi congratulates Donald Trump, says he appreciates his 'friendship towards India'

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi congratulated Donald Trump on being elected US President, saying he looks forward to working with him closely to take Indo-US ties to a new height.

"Congratulations @realDonaldTrump on being elected as the 45th US President," Modi said in a tweet.

Modi said the country looks forward to working closely with Trump to strengthen bilateral ties. "We look forward to working with you closely to take India-US bilateral ties to a new height," the Prime Minister said.

"We appreciate the friendship you have articulated towards India during your campaign, @realDonaldTrump," he said.

Trump beat seasoned politician Hillary Clinton in a knife-edge polls, defying the odds to become the 45th US President.

With inputs from PTI

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