PM Narendra Modi congratulates Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky on his victory in elections

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday congratulated Ukraine President Volodymyr Zelensky on his success in the Ukrainian Presidential elections. 

In a telephonic conversation, PM Modi also extended felicitations to President Zelensky for the victory of his ‘Servant of the People Party’ in the recently concluded Parliamentary elections in Ukraine, the Ministry of External Affairs said in a statement.

President Zelensky also congratulated PM Modi on assuming charge for a second term with a resounding mandate, it said.

Referring to the friendly and cordial relations between India and Ukraine, PM Narendra Modi noted the satisfactory pace of growth in bilateral trade relations.

He underlined India’s long-standing cooperation with Ukraine in several other areas and emphasized that the presence of a large number of Indian students in various Universities of Ukraine further strengthens people-to-people links between the two countries.

The boost to these ties and tourism from the direct air-link between Kyiv and Delhi since last year was also noted by Prime Minister Modi.

The two leaders reaffirmed their readiness to work together for further strengthening mutually beneficial bilateral relations, it added.