PM Modi congratulates Japan's Shinzo Abe on poll victory

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today congratulated his counterpart Sinzo Abe on being re-elected for a third term as the Prime Minister of Japan.

hidden December 15, 2014 09:43:53 IST
PM Modi congratulates Japan's Shinzo Abe on poll victory

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi today congratulated his counterpart Sinzo Abe on being re-elected for a third term as the Prime Minister of Japan and said he looks forward to continuing to work closely with him to strengthen the bilateral ties.

"Congratulations @AbeShinzo on your victory in the elections. Japan will scale newer heights of progress under your able leadership," Modi tweeted.

PM Modi congratulates Japans Shinzo Abe on poll victory

Shinzo Abe and Narebdra Modi. PTI.

Abe scored a big win in the snap polls with his Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) and its partner Komeito Party bagging two-thirds of the seats in the 475-member Lower House of Parliament.

"I look forward to continuing to work closely with @AbeShinzo to strengthen the relations between India & Japan," he said in another tweet.

Modi and Abe share a close personal relationship which was reflected when the Indian leader travelled to Japan in August.

PTI

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