PM Narendra Modi congratulates Xi Jinping on re-election as President


New Delhi:  Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday congratulated Chinese President Xi Jinping on his re-election for a second five-year term, saying he looks forward to work with him to further develop Sino-India relations.

Xi, 64, was unanimously elected by the 2,970 deputies of Chinese parliament the National People’s Congress (NPC) last week.

“Dear President Xi Jinping, congratulations on getting re-elected as the President of the People’s Republic of China”, Modi said in his message posted on his account on the Chinese social media platform Weibo today.

“I look forward to working with you for further development of our bilateral relations,” he said.

Modi had opened his account in the popular social media blog Weibo during his visit China in 2015. He has 1,83,379 followers.



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