New Delhi, May 18 UNI | 2 months ago

Canadian Prime Minister as well as the Nepalese President and Prime Minister today congratulated Prime Minister designate Narendra Modi on winning the Lok Sabha elections.

''Had a telephonic conversation with Canada PM Harper. Thanked him for the wishes. Talked about our commitment to strengthen India Canada relations,'' Mr Modi said on Twitter.

He also thanked Nepal President Ram Baran Yadav, Prime Minister Sushil Koirala and former Nepalese PM Baburam Bhattarai for their wishes.

''Nepal is an old and deeply valued friend. We are committed to strengthening our relations with Nepal in various spheres,'' Mr Modi tweeted.

(Posted on 19-05-2014)