President congratulates PM Modi on historic victory

President congratulates PM Modi on historic victory

President congratulates PM Modi on historic victory

Written by Staff Writer

23 May, 2019 | 8:08 pm

Colombo (News 1st): President Maithripala Sirisena extended his warm congratulations to the Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on his victory in the Indian general elections.

Issuing a congratulatory message President Sirisena stated that ‘The decision of the people of India to entrust your party and its alliance partners the responsibility of guiding India’s destiny for a further term with this renewed mandate is a clear endorsement of the policies adopted under your stewardship’.

The President further said that ‘Having been associated with you, I would like to express the hope that in your second term at India’s helm that bilateral relations between Sri Lanka and India will continue to grow, and strengthen, particularly on the economic front’.

He also emphasized that India has a key role to play in spearheading regional growth that brings prosperity to the region.

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