NEW DELHI (Sputnik) — Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi congratulated US President-Elect Donald Trump on his stunning victory, which he hopes will take their bilateral relations to a new high.
Congratulations @realDonaldTrump on being elected as the 45th US President.— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) 9 ноября 2016 г.
We appreciate the friendship you have articulated towards India during your campaign, @realDonaldTrump.— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) 9 ноября 2016 г.
We look forward to working with you closely to take India-US bilateral ties to a new height. @realDonaldTrump— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) 9 ноября 2016 г.
Speaking at a fundraiser organized by the US Hindu community last month, Trump said India would have a true friend in the White House if he were to be elected president.
The billionaire businessman lauded Indians for being amazing entrepreneurs and said he was looking forward to working together with Modi, whom he described as a great man.