Tribune News Service
New Delhi, January 20
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday congratulated Joe Biden on his inauguration as the 46th US President and said he was committed to taking India-US ties to greater heights.
“My warmest congratulations to Joe Biden on his assumption of office as President of the United States of America. I look forward to working with him to strengthen India-US strategic partnership,” PM said.
The PM sent his best wishes to US President Biden for a successful term in leading USA “as India and the US stand united and resilient in addressing common challenges and advancing global peace and security”.
“The India-US partnership is based on shared values. We have a substantial and multifaceted bilateral agenda, growing economic engagement and vibrant people to people linkages. Committed to working with President Joe Biden to take the India-US partnership to even greater heights,” said the PM.
Congress leader Rahul Gandhi congratulated the USA on a new chapter of their democracy.
“Best wishes to President Biden and Vice-President Harris,” he said.