Colombo, May 23: Sri Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe on Thursday congratulated his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi as the BJP-led NDA government appeared set to retain power for a second term at the Centre.
"Congratulations to @narendramodi on a magnificent victory! We look forward to working closely with you," Wickremesinghe tweeted. Sri Lankan PM Ranil Wickremesinghe Condemns Easter Sunday Serial Blasts, Appeals To People To 'Remain United And Strong'.
Sri Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe's Tweet
Congratulations to @narendramodi on a magnificent victory! We look forward to working closely with you.
— Ranil Wickremesinghe (@RW_UNP) May 23, 2019
Around 67 per cent of the nearly 900 million voters in India exercised their franchise in the seven-phase elections that began on April 11 and ended on May 19.