PM Modi congratulates ‘Friend’ Emmanuel Macron, ‘looks forward’ to working with him

Prime Minister Narendra Modi congratulated Emmanuel Macron for winning a second time period in France’s presidential election. “Congratulations to my good friend @EmmanuelMacron on being re-elected because the President of France! I sit up for proceed working collectively to deepen the India-France Strategic Partnership,” PM Modi said on Twitter.

Emmanuel Macron on Sunday (local time) won a second term in France’s presidential election with 58.2 percent of the vote, local media reported.

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Macron’s far-right challenger Marine Le Pen won 41.8 percent of the vote in an election, France 24 reported citing an estimate from the Ipsos polling institute.

Congratulation wishes poured in from around the world after Macron won the French presidential election.

President Emmanuel Macron said a simple “Thank you!” after winning reelection and praised the majority who gave him 5 extra years at the helm of France.

“I’m not the candidate of one camp anymore, but the president of all of us,” he mentioned.

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