Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan was also quick to congratulate Narendra Modi for registering a big win in the 2019 Lok Sabha elections
New Delhi: As the entire nation was on the edge of its seat during the counting of the Lok Sabha poll result on Thursday, neighbouring Pakistan was also closely monitoring the elections. Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s historic win made headlines in leading media organisation in Pakistan.
Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan was also quick to congratulate Narendra Modi for registering a big win in the 2019 Lok Sabha elections. Imran Khan took to Twitter to congratulate Modi and said that he looks forward to working together with the Modi government to ensure prosperity and progress in South Asia.
I congratulate Prime Minister Modi on the electoral victory of BJP and allies. Look forward to working with him for peace, progress and prosperity in South Asia— Imran Khan (@ImranKhanPTI) May 23, 2019
Pakistani media also praised the landslide victory of Narendra Modi who made it to the top news of the country.
A news websites of Pakistan took Lok Sabha result story on the home page with the headline - BJP sweeps Indian polls, leads show. However, in the story it has criticised Modi government and said, “lynchings of Muslims and low-caste Dalits for eating beef and slaughtering and trading in cattle have risen, adding to anxiety among India’s 170-million-strong Muslim population.”
Another leading media organisation Pakistan Today wrote: “Indian PM Modi sweeps to ‘massive’ election win, party says”.
Similarly, Geo TV carried a big picture of BJP workers celebrating Lok Sabha victory picture with the headline “Narendra Modi claims Indian election victory”.
The Express Tribune on the homepage of their website carried two stories related to India. The top story was about Imran Khan congratulating Modi for the win while the second story was about how Modi stunned opposition with 'massive' election win.
The leading media organisation of Pakistan - The Dawn is giving minute by minute update of Lok Sabha election and running a live blog along with the main copy. The headline of their lead copy reads, “Modi vows 'inclusive' future as BJP claims win with assured lead in votes.”
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Last Updated May 23, 2019, 7:28 PM IST