Anwar congratulates Modi for his election victory

NEW DELHI – Datuk Seri Ibrahim, Malaysia’s Premier Minister, congratulated Indian PM Narendra Modi for his party’s electoral victory.

“I congratulate Narendra Modi on his historic victory in a third consecutive term. Anwar wrote on social media that the exercise of democracy in India was indeed a marvel.

“Prime Minister Modi oversaw a historic reconfiguration in the Indian economy. This promises a better future for the Indian people and the entire region.” I look forward working with him to forge a brand new era in Malaysia-India relations,” he said.

The opposition gained a lot of ground in the massive general election, which was held in seven phases between April 19th and June 1st.

The BJP currently has 240 members and its National Democratic Alliance partners (NDA) need to surpass the 272-mark in order to gain a majority of the 543-member Lok Sabha.

Since the announcement of the election results on Tuesday, June 4, a number of foreign leaders congratulated Modi.

Volodymyr Zelensky, Ukrainian president, said: “Congratulations Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the BJP on their third consecutive victory at the Indian parliamentary elections.”

“I wish India’s people peace and prosperity and hope that our countries will continue to cooperate.” India and Ukraine have a long history and share many common values. “May our partnership flourish, bringing mutual understanding and progress to our nations,” said he.

In his message of congratulations, Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishidain expressed his hope that Modi “would exercise leadership for India’s future development and stated that would like to work closely with Prime Modi toward realising a “Free and Open Indo-Pacific”, Japan’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs reported.

In a post on social media, Singapore Prime Minister Lawrence Wong called the NDA victory historic.

He said, “I look forward to working together with you in order to deepen the Singapore India partnership and celebrate the 60th Anniversary of diplomatic relations next year.”

Modi received congratulatory letters from Nepalese officials, Israelis, Myanmarese politicians, and Sri Lankans.

In a message to the Indian Prime Minister, Giorgia meloni expressed her desire to strengthen friendship and cooperation between India & Italy.

Mohamed Muizzu, President of the Maldives, said: “I am looking forward to working with you to promote our shared interests and to achieve shared prosperity and security for our two nations.”

Ranil Wickremesinghe, President of Sri Lanka, said: “Sri Lanka as the nearest neighbour looks forward to strengthening the partnership between India and Sri Lanka.”

In his message, Taiwan’s president Lai Ching Te noted that India and Taiwan have been growing rapidly in their relations.

“My sincere congratulations go to Prime Minister Narendra modi for his election win. He said that he was looking forward to expanding the rapidly growing Taiwan-Indian partnership and our collaboration in trade, technology, and other sectors, to contribute to peace, prosperity, and stability in the Indo-Pacific.

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