New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi tweeted his congratulations to Joe Biden who just took oath as the 46th President of the United States.
In a series of tweets, he said India will work with the United States to ensure global peace and security and take the partnership between the two nations to greater heights.
“My warmest congratulations to Joe Biden on his assumption of office as the President of the United States of America. I look forward to working with him to strengthen India-US strategic partnership,” his tweet read.
“My best wishes for a successful term in leading the USA as we stand united and resilient in addressing common challenges and advancing global peace and security,” a second tweet read.
The India-US partnership is based on “shared values”, read a third post from PM Modi.
“We have a substantial and multifaceted bilateral agenda, growing economic engagement and vibrant people to people linkages. Committed to working with President @JoeBiden to take the India-US partnership to even greater heights,” he added.
Congress leader Rahul Gandhi also congratulated Biden.
Gandhi also congratulated Indian-origin Kamala Harris after she took oath as the 49th vice president of the US, creating history as the first female, first Black and first Indian-American to do so.
“Congratulating the USA on a new chapter of their democracy. Best wishes to President Biden and Vice-President Harris,” he tweeted.