Flashback: Donald Trump was enthused about Narendra Modi’s win in 2014 Lok Sabha polls

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New Delhi, Nov 11: As soon as the US Presidential Elections 2016 result was out on Wednesday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi spoke to US President-elect Donald Trump to convey his best wishes following his victory and hoped the two nations would continue to build on the "bedrock of strong Indo-US ties".

Back in 2014, after Modi became the Prime Minister of India, Trump during his visit to Mumbai said he was enthused about Modi's win in 2014 Lok Sabha polls.

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"Money will pour into India. The perception about India has changed. The optimism is returning," Trump added.

Modi tweeted after Trump surprised everyone by defeating Hillary Clinton in the US Presidential Elections 2016.

"Congratulations @realDonaldTrump on being elected as the 45th US President," Modi tweeted on Wednesday.

"PM conveyed his best wishes & the two leaders looked forward to working closely to take the #IndiaUS strategic partnership to a new height.

"Continuing to build on the bedrock of strong Indo-US relations. PM spoke just now to @realDonaldTrump to congratulate him on his election," Vikas Swarup, Ministry of External Affairs spokesman, said on twitter.


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