Israel Elections 2019: Indian PM Narendra Modi Congratulates Dear Friend Benjamin Netanyahu, Calls Him 'Great Friend of India'
File image of PM Modi with Israeli counterpart Benjamin Netanyahu | (Photo Credits: PTI)

New Delhi, April 10: Benjamin Netanyahu, who appears to be on track for victory in Israel Elections 2019, was congratulated by Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday. The Indian Prime Minister extended his congratulations to Netanyahu and wrote: "My dear friend Bibi, Congratulations! You are a great friend of India, and I look forward to continuing to work with you to take our bilateral partnership to new heights." Israel Elections: Benjamin Netanyahu and Challenger Benny Gantz Both Claim Victory After Exit Polls.

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Read Prime Minister Narendra Modi's congratulatory message to Benjamin Netanyahu in the Tweet Below.

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Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Israel counterpart and incumbent Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu have shared a strong bond over the years. PM Modi has time and again sent gestures of friendship to Netanyahu, which the latter has responded to by emphasising the close relationship forged between India and Israel over the years.