Pakistan PM Shehbaz Sharif congratulates Narendra Modi on becoming PM of India for the third time

Many countries are sending congratulatory messages to Prime Minister Narendra Modi on becoming the PM of the country for the third consecutive time. Maldives President Mohammed Muizzu also attended PM Modi’s swearing-in ceremony on Sunday (June 9, 2024). His participation in the program is being seen as a positive attitude amid the ongoing tense relations between the two countries. Meanwhile, neighboring country Pakistan has also congratulated PM Modi.

Pakistani Prime Minister Shahbaz Sharif posted on the social media platform X and said congratulations to Narendra Modi on becoming the Prime Minister of India.

Earlier, when Pakistan was asked about this, it said that it is too early to congratulate PM Modi as he has not officially taken oath as PM. On Saturday, Pakistan’s Foreign Ministry spokesperson Mumtaz Zehra Baloch, on the question of PM Modi becoming the Prime Minister for the third consecutive time, said, ‘We do not have the right to comment on India’s election process. It is the right of Indian citizens to choose whom they want to be their leader. Narendra Modi He has not yet officially taken oath as PM so it would be too early to congratulate him.

Zahra Baloch further said that Pakistan always wants good and cooperative relations with all its neighbors including India. Pakistan has always advocated constructive dialogue to resolve all issues including Jammu and Kashmir.

Earlier, PM Modi had congratulated Shahbaz Sharif on becoming the Prime Minister of Pakistan for the second consecutive time. Elections were held in Pakistan earlier this year and Shahbaz Sharif was sworn in as Prime Minister for the second time on March 5.

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