Islamabad: Prime Minister Imran Khan on Thursday congratulated Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the electoral victory in general election .
“I congratulate Prime Minister Modi on the electoral victory of BJP and allies,” he tweeted as results showed the BJP was on course to win the election for the second consecutive term.
” Look forward to working with him for peace, progress and prosperity in South Asia,” Prime Minister Imran Khan said.
One of the first messages of congratulations was from Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netayahu who hailed Modi’s “impressive victory” and pledged to strengthen their “great friendship” as well as bilateral ties. “Greetings from the depth of my heart dear friend on your impressive victory in the elections,” Netanyahu said in Twitter posts in Hebrew and Hindi.
Sri Lankan president Maithripala Sirisena in his message, also posted on Twitter, said: “Congratulations on your victory and the peoples re-endorsement of your leadership. Sri Lanka looks forward to continuing the warm and constructive relationship with India in the future.