Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday congratulated Dr Abdullah Abdullah on his assumption of office as Afghanistan’s new CEO and expressed confidence that under his leadership that country will move ahead on the path of peace, prosperity and development.
Modi called up Abdullah and assured India’s full support to the government and people of Afghanistan in their efforts to build a strong, peaceful, inclusive, prosperous and democratic country. On his part, Abdullah also congratulated Modi on his resounding victory in the elections and wished him success in leading India in its emergence as a global power. Abdullah said he looks forward to working closely with the Prime Minister in the coming years.
Modi reiterated his invitation to Abdullah to visit India, to which the Afghan leader said that he looked forward to meeting the Prime Minister soon.