Lok Sabha Election Results 2019: Sri Lanka PM Ranil Wickremesinghe Congratulates Narendra Modi for ‘Magnificent Victory’
Sri Lankan PM Ranil Wickremesinghe. (Photo Credits: Getty Images)

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

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.