Prime Minister Narendra Modi has congratulated Joe Biden for assuming office as the 46th President of the US. Taking to Twitter, PM Modi said that he looks forward to working with Biden to strengthen India-US strategic partnership.
"My warmest congratulations to @JoeBiden on his assumption of office as President of the United States of America. I look forward to working with him to strengthen India-US strategic partnership," tweeted PM Modi.
Joe Biden was sworn in as the President of the United States of America by Chief Justice of the US Supreme Court John Roberts.
PM Modi further said, "My best wishes for a successful term in leading USA as we stand united and resilient in addressing common challenges and advancing global peace and security."
PM Modi added, "The India-US partnership is based on shared values. We have a substantial and multifaceted bilateral agenda, growing economic engagement and vibrant people to people linkages. Committed to working with President @JoeBiden to take the India-US partnership to even greater heights."
Earlier, Prime Minister Narendra Modi had spoken to Joe Biden over telephone when he was declared the president-elect of the US in November last year.