Prime Minister Narendra Modi congratulated Joko Widodo for being re-elected as the President of Indonesia and conveyed his regards on Twitter
New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday (October 21) congratulated Joko Widodo for his re-election as the President of Indonesia and expressed confidence in his "dynamic leadership" which would further help in deepening the ties between the two countries.
Taking to Twitter, PM Modi said, "Heartiest congratulations to President @jokowi on the commencement of his second Presidential term in Indonesia, our close maritime neighbour. I am confident that under his dynamic leadership, our friendship and our Comprehensive Strategic Partnership will further deepen."
According to reports, Widodo was sworn in on Sunday for a second and final five-year term. Widodo, popularly known as Jokowi, took oath at a ceremony in the capital Jakarta, which was attended by various politicians and foreign dignitaries and was broadcast live on national television.
Widodo, who won the April 17 presidential poll with 55.5 % votes, was sworn into office along with Vice President Maruf Amin, who replaced outgoing Jusuf Kalla.
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