PM Narendra Modi congratulates Donald Trump on being elected as US President

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today congratulated Donald Trump on being elected as US President, saying he looks forward to working with him closely to take Indo-US ties to a new height.

PM Narendra Modi congratulates Donald Trump on being elected as US President

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi today congratulated Donald Trump on being elected as US President, saying he looks forward to working with him closely to take Indo-US ties to a new height.

"Congratulations @realDonaldTrump on being elected as the 45th US President," Modi said in a tweet.

He said the country looks forward to working closely with Trump to strengthen bilateral ties.

"We look forward to working with you closely to take India-US bilateral ties to a new height," the Prime Minister said.

"We appreciate the friendship you have articulated towards India during your campaign, @realDonaldTrump," he said.

Trump today beat seasoned politician Hillary Clinton in the knife-edge polls, defying the odds to become the 45th US President.

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