Category: Political

Xi Jinping congratulated Modi on the electoral victory of the NDA under his leadership

Beijing: ChinesePresident Xi Jinping congratulated Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday onhis election victory and vowed to work with him to take the bilateral ties to anew height.


The BJP was set toreturn to power on May 23 as the partial vote count released by the ElectionCommission showed that it was leading in 296 of the 542 Lok Sabha seats thatwent to polls in 7 phases, demolishing the combined opposition with theCongress Party stuck at 51 seats.


In a letter sent to Modi,President Xi Jinping congratulated him on the electoral victory of the NDAunder his leadership, External Affairs Ministry Spokesperson Raveesh Kumar saidin a tweet.



In the letter, XiJinping noted the great importance he attached to the development ofIndia-China relations and his wish to work with Prime Minister Modi to take thecloser development partnership between the two countries to a new height.


President Xi alsoexpressed happiness at the strong momentum of development in India-Chinarelations in recent years with the joint efforts of both sides.