Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday congratulated Donald Trump on being elected as US President, saying he looks forward to working with him closely to take Indo-US ties to a new height.
“Congratulations @realDonaldTrump on being elected as the 45th US President,” Modi said in a tweet.
He said the country looks forward to working closely with Trump to strengthen bilateral ties.
“We look forward to working with you closely to take India-US bilateral ties to a new height,” the Prime Minister said.
“We appreciate the friendship you have articulated towards India during your campaign, @realDonaldTrump,” he said.
Trump on Wednesday (IST) beat seasoned politician Hillary Clinton in the knife-edge polls, defying the odds to become the 45th US President.
Congratulations @realDonaldTrump on being elected as the 45th US President.— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) November 9, 2016
Florian Philippot, tweeted: “Their world is collapsing. Ours is being built.”
The Dutch far-right leader and MP Geert Wilders expressed his jubilation after early wins for Trump. He wrote: Your victory is historic and for all of us!
Ukip’s leader Nigel Farage tweeted: Looks like 2016 is going to be the year of two big political revolutions @realDonaldTrump. Would be bigger than Brexit!