PM Modi greets Norway on its Constitution Day, pitches for strong ties between two nations

Ulan Bator (Mongolia), May 17: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday greeted the people of Norway on their Constitution Day.

"Greetings to people of Norway on their Constitution Day. Strong ties with Norway benefit both our nations. It is a friendship we cherish," Modi said in a statement.

PM Modi greets people of Norway

The prime minister is currently visiting Mongolia.

Modi on Sunday described Mongolia as the new bright light among the world's democracies.

"Mongolia is the new bright light of democracy in our world," Modi said while addressing Mongolian parliament which was specially opened for his visit, the first by an Indian prime minister.

He described India-Mongolia ties as timeless in spirit and described the two nations as "spiritual neighbours".

"Bonds of heart and minds have the strength to overcome the barriers of distance," he said.

However, he said: "While the human bonds have been strong, our economic ties have been modest."

He he expressed the hope that ties between New delhi and Ulan Baator "will progress along every avenue of the new age".


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