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The Panki Thermal power plant will transform the power deficit situation in Kanpur and Uttar Pradesh: PM Modi
Major infrastructure is being built in roadways, airways and railways, including the various metro projects in Uttar Pradesh: PM
By 2022, every single family in the country will have a house: PM Modi

The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, today, visited Kanpur in Uttar Pradesh. The Prime Minister inaugurated the Lucknow Metro Rail project and laid the foundation stone of Agra Metro Rail project. He laid the foundation stone of Panki Thermal Power plant and unveiled plaques to mark the launch of various development projects at Niralanagar in Kanpur.

Addressing the gathering, Prime Minister said that Kanpur is the birth place of many brave leaders who have contributed immensely for the country. He said the projects launched on the day, will transform the lives of people in Kanpur and Uttar Pradesh.

The Prime Minister said that the State Government and Union Government has worked hard to improve the availability of electricity in Kanpur. In this context, he mentioned about the Panki Thermal power plant and how it will transform the power deficit situation in Kanpur and Uttar Pradesh. He added that under Saubhagya scheme, more than seventy six lakh free electricity connections have been provided in Uttar Pradesh.
The Prime Minister mentioned about the initiatives taken by the Union Government to clean the River Ganga. He said that it was earlier thought to be impossible to clean the River Ganga, but now his government is making the impossible possible. Several actions were taken for the treatment of sewage water and stop drains from reaching the river, PM said.

Narendra Modi said that the Defence Corridor coming up in Uttar Pradesh will greatly benefit the people of Kanpur. He said major infrastructure is being built in roadways, airways and railways, including the various metro projects started in the State. These projects will transform Uttar Pradesh, PM said.

The Prime Minister reiterated that by 2022, every single family in the country will have a house. He added that under PM Awas Yojana, around 1.5 crore houses have been built in the country so far.

The Prime Minister paid respects to the brave soldiers from Kanpur who lost their lives in Pulwama attack and Budgam crash. He said that the Union Government is taking strong action against terrorism.

The Prime Minister said that it is important to maintain an atmosphere of unity in the country. He appreciated the quick action taken by the Uttar Pradesh Government against those who had attacked Kashmiris recently. He urged all the State Governments to take stern action against anyone who perpetrates such acts.

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CHINESE PRESIDENT XI JINPING CONGRATULATES PRIME MINISTER MODI ON THE ELECTORAL VICTORY UNDER HIS LEADERSHIP

President of People’s Republic of China, H.E. Mr. Xi Jinping sent a letter to Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi earlier today congratulating him on the electoral victory of National Democratic Alliance under his leadership. In the letter, President Xi noted the great importance he attached to the development of India-China relations and his desire to work with Prime Minister Modi to take the Closer Development Partnership between the two countries to a new height. President Xi also expressed satisfaction at the strong momentum of development in India-China relations in recent years with the joint efforts of both sides.

 

Japan PM Shinzo Abe Congratulates PM Modi

On 23 May 2019, Prime Minister of Japan, H.E. Mr. Shinzo Abe called Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi and congratulated him for the resounding victory of his party in the 2019 General Elections. Prime Minister Modi thanked Prime Minister Abe for his wishes.

During the conversation, both leaders noted the advances made in the bilateral relationship in the last five years and reiterated their commitment towards further strengthening the India-Japan Special Strategic and Global Partnership to achieve their shared vision of peace, progress and prosperity.

The two Prime Ministers looked forward to their meeting during the G20 Summit in Osaka next month.

Prime Minister Modi also extended an invitation to Prime Minister Abe to visit India later this year for the next India-Japan Annual Summit.

 

Bangladesh PM Sheikh Hasina speaks to PM Modi,extends her congratulations for the people's mandate in General Elections 2019

Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi spoke with H.E. Sheikh Hasina, Prime Minister of the People's Republic of Bangladesh, today.

The Prime Minister of Bangladesh had initiated the call to extend her congratulations on the clear mandate given by the people of India to the NDA Government led by Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi. In doing so, PM Sheikh Hasina became one of the first foreign leaders to congratulate the Prime Minister, thus reflecting the extraordinarily close and cordial ties between India and Bangladesh, and the excellent rapport that the two leaders enjoy.

The two leaders pledged to continue to raise the India-Bangladesh relationship to unprecedented new heights. They recognised the importance of rapidly completing on-going plans for deepening the partnership in security trade, transportation, energy and people to people ties. Doing so within the next 3 years would have specific significance in view of the centenary of the birth of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman in 2020 and the 50thanniversary of Bangladesh's Liberation in 2021.

The leaders also agreed to identify dates for a meeting at the earliest, to resume work in service of the bilateral relationship.

 

Nepal PM's congratulatory telephone call to PM

Prime Minister of Nepal, Rt. Hon’ble K.P. Sharma Oli called Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi today and congratulated him on the electoral victory in the Lok Sabha elections.

PM Modi thanked PM Oli for his warm words of felicitations and reaffirmed India’s commitment to strengthen the bonds of India-Nepal friendship.

The two leaders while expressing satisfaction at the significant progress in bilateral cooperation across various sectors, reiterated their commitment to further strengthen the traditionally close and friendly ties between the two countries and work towards deepening multi-faceted bilateral cooperation.

 

French President makes a congratulatory phone call to PM Modi 

H.E. Mr. Emmanuel Macron, President of France congratulated Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi over telephone on 23rd May 2019, on his electoral victory.

The two leaders reaffirmed their commitment to work together towards further strengthening of the Strategic Partnership between India and France. Prime Minister Modi thanked France for her steadfast support to India on critical issues.

Describing PM Modi as one of the foremost leaders of the democratic world, President Macron reiterated his invitation to Prime Minister Modi to visit France in August 2019 for a bilateral meeting and also to attend the G7 Summit at Biarritz.