Foreign Leaders Extend Independence Day Greetings To India

The leaders of Bhutan, Afghanistan and Sri Lanka greeted Indians and Prime Minister Modi as India celebrated it's 71st Independence Day.

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Foreign Leaders Extend Independence Day Greetings To India

India celebrated it's 71st Independence Day today

New Delhi:  Foreign leaders today extended Independence Day greetings to India, as the nation celebrated 70 years of independence.

"I would like to congratulate PM. @narendramodi & the great people of India on their Independence Day. Our friendship 'll always remain firm," tweeted Afghan President Ashraf Ghani.

In his response, PM Modi tweeted, "Thank you my friend, President @ashrafghani for the wishes on India's Independence Day."

Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena tweeted, "Wishing our close friend and neighbour India a very happy #IndependenceDayIndia @narendramodi."

PM Modi responded, saying "Thank you President @MaithripalaS for the Independence Day greetings."

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Bhutanese Prime Minister Tshering Tobgay posted on Twitter: "Wishing my Indian friends a Happy Independence Day. May the friendship between India and Bhutan continue to grow from strength to strength."

Responding to him, the Prime Minister wrote, "Appreciate the Independence Day wishes, PM @tsheringtobgay."

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