PM Narendra Modi greets China, Korea on New Year

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday greeted the people of China, Korea, Vietnam and Mongolia on their New Year.

IANS| Updated: Feb 19, 2015, 12:54 PM IST

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday greeted the people of China, Korea, Vietnam and Mongolia on their New Year.

"Greetings on the start of the Chinese New Year. May the coming year brighten your lives with peace, joy and prosperity," he said in a tweet.

Greeting the Korean people, the Prime Minister said: "Seollal greetings to my Korean friends around the world. I pray that the coming year brings with it tremendous happiness and prosperity."

On the occasion of Tet, Vietnamese New Year, Modi said: "On the occasion of Tet and the coming of spring, may I wish the people of Vietnam a New Year with full of happiness, peace and good health."

Extending his greetings to the people of Mongolia on Tsagaan Sar, he said: "Have a wonderful year ahead, filled with success, joy and good health."