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Imran Khan congratulates PM Modi for landslide victory, says, 'looks forward to India-Pakistan peace efforts'

Speed News Desk | Updated on: 23 May 2019, 17:56 IST

Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan on Thursday congratulated Prime Minister Narendra Modi over a lanslide victory in 2019 Lok Sabha elections. Pak PM Imran Khan took Twitter to greet his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi.

"I congratulate Prime Minister Modi on the electoral victory of BJP and allies. Look forward to working with him for peace, progress and prosperity in South Asia," Imran Khan tweeted.

India-Pakistan's relation had been fluctuating since decades and it recently turned sour after February 14 Pulwama terror attack in which 40 CRPF security personnel were martyred. Pak PM Imran Khan's wish came in the middle of Lok Sabha election votes counting.

Several world leaders congratulated PM Narendra Modi for the massive win. Heads of state including Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, Russia's President Vladimir Putin, Prime Minister of Nepal, K P Sharma OliAfghanistan President Ashraf Ghani and Chinese President Xi Jinping congratulated PM Modi

Also read: Lok Sabha Election Results 2019: Imran Khan to Vladimir Putin, world leaders who wish PM Modi for victory

First published: 23 May 2019, 17:34 IST
 
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