Bainimarama Congratulates Modi for His Landslide Victory
Prime Minister Josaia Voreqe Bainimarama has conveyed his warmest congratulations to his Indian counterpart, Shree Narendra D. Modi on his re-election, following a landslide victory in the 2019 General Election in India.
Hon. Modi’s party secured 350 seats out of the total 542 seats, making him the third Indian Prime Minister to have retained power for a second term in the Indian political history.
In a congratulatory letter, PM Bainimarama said the people of India have yet again demonstrated their commitment to strengthening their democracy.
“Your re-election is testament to your exemplary leadership and the notable confidence that the people of India have in your vision for a robust and inclusive India,” Bainimarama said.
“For a leader and its government, nothing is more comparable to a victory that emanates from an increased majority for a second-term in power.
“You have provided an exceptional leadership to the world’s largest democracy selflessly in various capacities and I am confident that you will successfully lead India for the next five years, building its relations with all nations for peace and security.”
Bainimarama added that he looked forward to continue working with Hon. Modi on many areas of mutual interest between Fiji and India and also on global agendas such as climate change, renewable energy and human rights.
“On behalf of my Government and the people of Fiji, I once again convey to you my heartiest congratulations and wish you good health, prosperity and peace.