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The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, today called upon Indians across the world to convert the atmosphere of hope and optimism into a reality of meeting the expectations and aspirations of India`s people. Addressing the Indian community at the Allphones Arena in Sydney, the Prime Minister said that on the basis of his experience of the last six months, he could see no reason why the aspirations of millions of Indians could not be fulfilled. He referred to Swami Vivekananda`s dream of seeing Mother India as a Vishva Guru once again, and said he believed that dream would be a reality. Do you share the dream, he asked thousands of cheering people in the arena.

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The Prime Minister said that he feels a greater sense of responsibility as he is the first Prime Minister born in independent India. "We did not have the fortune to fight for the country`s independence. We could not die for India. But we can live for India. So we will live and struggle for India. Today 125 crore Indians share that dream," he said.

28 (15)-684 "It took 28 years for an Indian PM to make the few hours journey to Australia. Now you will not have to wait 28 years," the Prime Minister said, referring to the shared values of democracy, and the love for cricket that India and Australia share. The Prime Minister exhorted people to recognize the strength of India`s democracy. "Let us now do all we can for India`s benefit. And then India will work for the benefit of mankind," he said.

28 (22)-684 The Prime Minister congratulated and complimented the Indian Australian community for working hard and making their karmbhoomi proud. He named prominent Indian-Australians who had excelled for Australia in sports and academics.

The Prime Minister mentioned the work his Government was doing and the new policies and schemes his Government had launched including the Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana, the Make in India initiative, Swachh Bharat and Shramev Jayate. The Prime Minister talked about the decision to allow 100% FDI in Railways.

28 (17)-684 He said he wanted to do humble things for humble people to make a great improvement in their lives. He spoke of the need to improve access to clean water, electricity and sanitation, inviting the Indian-Australian community to give back to the Motherland in whatever way they could. He spoke of his vision for skill development, and India meeting the skilled manpower requirement of the whole world.

28 (25)-684 "Governments cannot make a country. People make a country," the Prime Minister said. He spoke of his initiative to abolish needless laws and his push for self-certification of documents.

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28 (1)-CROP-684The Prime Minister said the differences between OCI and PIO schemes would be ended by January 2015. The Sydney Cultural Center would be established by the Government of India and made functional by February 2015.

— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) November 17, 2014

— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) November 17, 2014

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World leaders greet PM Modi on election victory
May 23, 2019


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.