Dushanbe/New Delhi, Russian President Vladimir Putin on Friday conveyed his warm wishes to Prime Minister Narendra Modi on his birthday during his opening remarks at the SCO summit in Dushanbe.
Putin, who addressed the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation summit virtually, smiled as he read out his greetings to PM Modi, who folded his hands in a namastey in acknowledgment.
The Russian Ambassador in India, Nikolay Kudashev, also tweeted his birthday greetings to PM Modi, and said the “entire world is in admiration of his fascinating energy and dedicated approach to efficiently addressing the challenges of today.”
He also praised PM Modi’s “enormous personal contribution” to strengthening the bilateral ties.
“Esteemed Prime Minister @narendramodi, kindly accept my cordial congratulations on your 71st Birthday! The entire world is admiring your fascinating energy & dedicated approach to efficiently address the challenges of today
“With your enormous personal contribution, esteemed
@narendramodi, ties between our friendly nations, as well as our special & privileged strategic partnership keep strengthening.”
“I wish you, @PMOIndia, well-being, sound health and every success in your endeavours for the benefit and prosperity of the great people of #India!”