Written by Staff Writer
17 Nov, 2019 | 9:41 pm
Colombo (New 1st): The international community extended their wishes to the president-elect Gotabaya Rajapaksa.
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi tweeted his wishes to president-elect Gotabaya Rajapaksa.
I also congratulate the people of Sri Lanka for the successful conduct of the elections.
— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) November 17, 2019
The tweet read “Congratulations on your victory in the Presidential elections. I look forward to working closely with you for deepening the close and fraternal ties between our two countries and citizens, and for peace, prosperity as well as security in our region.”
A stalwart of the Bharatiya Janatha Party Subramanian Swamy also congratulated Gotabaya Rajapaksa.
Gotabhaya Rajapaksha has won the Presidential election in Sri Lanka . He is a decisive and a clear sighted person . Good for India
— Subramanian Swamy (@Swamy39) November 17, 2019
President of Maldives Ibrahim Mohamed Solih warmly congratulated Gotabhaya Rajapaksha via twitter.
Warm congratulations to President-elect @GotabayaR for a resounding election victory in Sri Lanka. I look forward to working with your new administration to further the already close and fraternal ties between Maldives and Sri Lanka.
— Ibrahim Mohamed Solih (@ibusolih) November 17, 2019
Maldivian speaker and former president Mohamed Nasheed extended a hearty congratulations in a tweet saying, ” The relationship between the Maldives and Sri Lanka is so important for both countries. I very much look forward to working with you to create prosperity for both our people.”
A hearty congratulations to @GotabayaR for winning Sri Lanka’s presidential election. The relationship between Maldives and Sri Lanka is so important for both countries. I very much look forward to working with you to create prosperity for both our peoples. 🇱🇰 🇲🇻
— Mohamed Nasheed (@MohamedNasheed) November 17, 2019
While congratulating the new president-elect, President of Pakistan Arif Alvi said they hope to continue working with Sri Lanka for the betterment of people and to advance the shared interests of regional peace, stability, & prosperity.
It gives me immense pleasure to extend my warmest congratulations on your electoral victory Mr @GotabayaR as President of Sri Lanka.We hope to continue working with you for the betterment of our people and to advance our shared interests of regional peace, stability, & prosperity
— Dr. Arif Alvi (@ArifAlvi) November 17, 2019
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