PM Modi congratulates Olaf Scholz on being elected Germany’s Chancellor

10:50 AM Dec 09, 2021 | PTI |

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday congratulated Olaf Scholz on being elected Germany’s Chancellor and said he looks forward to working closely with him to further strengthen the India-Germany strategic partnership.


Germany’s parliament elected Scholz as the country’s ninth post-World War II chancellor on Wednesday, opening a new era for the European Union nation after Angela Merkel’s 16-year tenure.

”My heartiest congratulations to @OlafScholz on being elected as the Federal Chancellor of Germany,” Modi tweeted. ”I look forward to working closely to further strengthen the Strategic Partnership between India and Germany” he said.


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