‘Congratulations Donald Trump, looking forward to work together’: PM Modi

NEW DELHI: In a series of tweets, Prime Minister Narendra Modi congratulated President Donald Trump, who took oath today in Washington as the 45th President of the United States.

PM Modi said he looked forward to working with President Trump to “further deepen” India-US ties and “realise the full potential of our cooperation” through this tweets.

During his election campaign, he had said,

“I have great respect for India. It’s an amazing country…the Indian and Hindu community will have a true friend in the White House.” Mr Trump had also expressed personal admiration for PM Modi. “I look forward to working with Prime Minister Narendra Modi who has been very energetic in reforming India’s bureaucracy. Great man. I applaud him for doing so,” he had said at an event hosted by Indian Americans. Showing an overwhelming gesture he had also said that “I have great confidence” in India. “Generations of Indian and Hindu Americans have strengthened our country…your values of hard work, education and enterprise have truly enriched our nation.”

While Mr. Trump won the US top job with 304 electoral college votes, his Democrat rival Hillary Clinton had won the popular vote with a substantial margin. He had won the presidency after what has been the most controversial campaign in recent times.

Washington’s Capitol Hill witnessed his inaugural speech where he was quoted saying that;

“It would be “America first”. “Today will be remembered as the day the people became the rulers of this nation again… This oath is of allegiance to all Americans.”

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