Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday thanked his Portuguese counterpart Antonio Costa for penning down an article on the occasion of India’s 72nd Independence Day.
“I thank Mr. Antonio Costa, the Prime Minister of Portugal for penning a wonderful article on the occasion of India’s Independence Day, in one of Portugal’s leading newspapers,” Modi tweeted.
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Costa, who is of Indian origin, penned the article in Portuguese newspaper ‘Diario de Noticias’.
Goa was a Portuguese colony until 1961.