PM Modi congratulates Donald Trump on becoming US 45th President-elect

Trump was elected America’s 45th president Tuesday.

By: Express Web Desk | New Delhi | Updated: November 9, 2016 7:39 pm
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi congratulated United States’ President-elect Donald Trump on Twitter, shorty after the results were announced Wednesday. “Congratulations @realDonaldTrump on being elected as the 45th US President,” Modi tweeted.

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The Prime Minsiter appreciated the “friendship” Trump campaign “articulated towards India”, Modi said, “We look forward to working with you closely to take India-US bilateral ties to a new height.”

Trump was elected America’s 45th president Tuesday, an astonishing victory for a celebrity businessman and political novice who capitalized on voters’ economic anxieties, took advantage of racial tensions and overcame a string of sexual assault allegations on his way to the White House.

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Global stock markets and US stock futures plunged deeply, reflecting investor alarm over what a Trump presidency might mean for the economy and trade.