Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the occasion of his birthday on the Thursday received greetings from his counterparts from all across the globe.
Russian President Vladimir Putin wished Modi saying that he values the friendly relations developed with India’s Prime Miniter and wished him “good health, happiness, well-being and every success.”
“I value the kind, friendly relations that have developed between us. I look forward to continuing constructive dialogue with you and work closely together on topical issues of the bilateral and international agenda. From the bottom of my heart, I wish you good health, happiness, well-being and every success,” read Russian President Putin’s message for PM Modi.
UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Thursday also extended greetings to his Indian counterpart “friend” Narendra Modi, expressing hope that the two leaders would meet soon.
Very best wishes to my friend @narendramodi on his 70th birthday. I hope to see you soon.
— Boris Johnson (@BorisJohnson) September 17, 2020
Among other European nations, German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Finnish Prime Minister Sanna Marin too shared their wishes.
Addressing PM Modi as “Narendra”, the German Chancellor said she had “fond memories” of their meeting at the Indo-German intergovernmental consultations last year. “I wish you all the very best in the future – particularly, in these unusual times, health, happiness and fulfilment,” she wrote in her message that was shared by PMO on its twitter handle.
“Together over the past few years we have succeeded in consolidating even further the traditionally good relations between Indian and Germany,” the German Chancellor said.
— PMO India (@PMOIndia) September 17, 2020
Sanna Marin wrote to Narendra Modi to convey her best wishes on his 70th Birthday while talking about the ‘potential to deepen bilateral relations’. Marin also spoke about the need for international cooperation amid the COVID-19 pandemic. She further pointed out that India and Finland recently celebrated ’70 years of diplomatic relations’ while recalling the India-EU Summit held in July 2020.
Among the neighbor nations, leaders Nepal and Bhutan reached out to the PM with their wishes. Nepalese Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli said that he will continue working toghther to strengthen relations between the two countries.
Warm greetings to Prime Minister Shri @narendramodi ji on the auspicious occasion of your birthday. I wish you good health and happiness.
We will continue working closely together to further strengthen relations between our two countries.
— K P Sharma Oli (@kpsharmaoli) September 17, 2020
Taking to Twitter, the Bhutan Prime Minister also extended his wishes on PM Modi’s 70th birthday on Thursday.
The people and government of Bhutan convey prayers for your success and well being on Your Excellency’s 70th birth anniversary.
Under your leadership, we are confident that India will continue to achieve even greater transformation.@narendramodi
— PM Bhutan (@PMBhutan) September 17, 2020
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday turned 70.