NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi today congratulated Donald Trump on being elected as US President, saying he looks forward to working with him closely to take Indo-US ties to a new height.
"Congratulations @realDonaldTrump on being elected as the 45th US President," Modi said in a tweet.
He said the country looks forward to working closely with Trump to strengthen bilateral ties.
"We look forward to working with you closely to take India-US bilateral ties to a new height," the Prime Minister said.
"We appreciate the friendship you have articulated towards India during your campaign, @realDonaldTrump," he said.
Trump today beat seasoned politician Hillary Clinton in the knife-edge polls, defying the odds to become the 45th US President.