India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi. File
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday congratulated his New Zealand counterpart Jacinda Ardern for securing a second term in office, and said he looked forward to working together for taking the bilateral relationship to a higher level. Ms. Ardern won a second term in office on Saturday in an election landslide of historic proportions.
In his tweet, Mr. Modi said, My heartiest congratulations to the PM of New Zealand @jacindaardern on her resounding victory.Recall our last meet a year ago and look forward to working together for taking India-NZ relationship to a higher level.
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