New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday extended his best wishes to the Indian contingent, participating in the 17th Asian Games, and said he was confident that the athletes would make India proud.
"My best wishes to our athletes for 2014 Asian Games at Incheon. I am sure they will make India proud! @incheonAG2014en," Modi wrote on his twitter handle.
The Asian Games commenced at Incheon, South Korea today with a glittering opening ceremony and will conclude on October 4.
A strong 670-odd Indian contingent is taking part in the Games. India's hockey captain Sardar Singh was the flag-bearer in the opening ceremony.
439 events encompassing 36 sports will be held during the Games.