Narendra Modi thanks Nepali leaders who congratulated him on election victory

Published On: May 24, 2019 12:13 PM NPT By: Sanskriti Acharya

KATHMANDU, May 24: While thanking the ruling and opposition party leaders of Nepal for their congratulatory messages on his re-election, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has vowed to take India-Nepal ties to ever greater heights.

Modi on Thursday evening replied to the leaders one by one from various countries including Nepal.

In his replies to Nepali leaders on Twitter, Modi said his country was committed to further deepen ties with Nepal.

“Thank you PM @kpsharmaoli for your warm wishes. Nepal and India have been close friends and neighbors since time immemorial, nurtured by our strong people-to-people bonds. I look forward to continue working with you to take India-Nepal relationship to ever greater heights,” Modi said in his response to Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli.

In his reply to Nepali Congress President Sher Bahadur Deuba, Modi said “Thank you @DeubaSherbdr for your good wishes. India and Nepal share special bonds of kinship. We remain committed to strengthening our traditionally close & friendly ties with Nepal.”

Responding to Nepal Communist Party Chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal on Twitter, Modi said that India deeply values its close relations with Nepal.

“We look forward to continuing our engagement at the highest political levels with Nepal,” he said.

Modi also replied to senior leader of the Nepali Congress, Ramchandra Poudel, Modi said “Thank you @NcPaudel for your kind wishes. India is committed to work with Government of Nepal for further strengthening our bilateral ties.

In his reply to Foreign Minister Pradeep Kumar Gyawali on Twitter, Modi said “Thank you @PradeepgyawaliK for your warm wishes and greetings. We are deeply committed to further strengthening of our partnership with Nepal.”

The Indian Prime Minister, in his reply to RPP Chairman Kamal Thapa, said that India deeply values its close historical ties and multi-faceted partnership with Nepal.

Congratulations poured in from across the globe as India’s NDA government led by Modi got a historic mandate on Thursday to retain power in India.

Presidents, prime ministers and leaders of several countries sent messages to Modi on BJP winning the Lok Sabha elections 2019 for a second term. Prominent among the world leaders who congratulated him included US President Donald Trump, French President Emmanuel Macron, Israel PM Benjamin Netanyahu, Chinese President Xi Jinping, Russian President Vladimir Putin, and Pakistan PM Imran Khan, among others.

Official data from the Election Commission showed Modi’s Bharatiya Janata Party had won 296 of the 542 seats up for grabs and was ahead in seven more, up from the 282 it won in 2014, Reuters reported.

The BJP would have the first back-to-back majority in the lower house of parliament for a single party since 1984. 


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