Modi gets congratulatory messages from Abu Dhabi crown prince

NEW DELHI: After the BJP’s impressive performance in the assembly elections, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has received felicitations from prominent personalities and foreign leaders including the Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi.

Sheikh Mohammed Bin Zayed Al Nahyan Dhabi spoke to Modi.

In a tweet, the PMO said, “HH Sheikh Mohammed Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi, spoke to PM to convey his felicitations to PM at the election results.”

Modi also thanked former Canadian prime minister Stephen Harper for his wishes.

“Gratitude for the good wishes,” the prime minister responded.

“Congratulations to @narendramodi and @BJP4India on decisive victories in UP and state elections! Courageous leadership, endorsed by Indians,” Harper said in his tweet.

Among others who congratulated Modi are legendary singer Lata Mangeshkar, actor Nawazuddin Siddiqui and Sri Sri Ravi Shankar. The prime minister thanked each of them.

“Namaskar. Aadarniya @narendramodi ji, @AmitShah ji aur BJP ke sabhi karyakartao’n ko is shaandaar jeet ki bahut badhaai,” Lata had tweeted. To this Modi replied, “Lata Didi, thank you very much for the wishes. As always, your wishes are very special.”

In his message, Nawazuddin wrote: “Congratulation to @narendramodi ji, For the mega VICTORY.”

Sri Sri in his tweet said, “Congratulations @narendramodi @AmitShah for the victory in state elections. The mandate comes with a big responsibility for good governance.”

Modi replied, “Thank you Sri Sri Ji. All our time & energy is fully devoted towards fulfilling people’s aspirations.”

Former Team India batsman Mohammad Kaif also congratulated Modi, “Congratulations @BJP4India and @narendramodi ji for a spectacular victory in UP and Uttarakhand. UP victory is massive.”

The prime minister responded, “Thanks a lot. Yes, the scale and support is historical.