- Foreign & Commonwealth Office and The Rt Hon William Hague
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- Human rights internationally, UK prosperity and security: Asia, Latin America and Africa, and India
- 16 May 2014
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UK Government congratulates India’s Prime Minister-elect, Narendra Modi, and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on their election success.
Foreign Secretary William Hague said:
I congratulate Narendra Modi and the BJP on their success and look forward to forging an even closer partnership with India in the months ahead.
With 815 million eligible voters, 915,000 polling stations, and nine days of voting over five weeks, India has seen the largest parliamentary election in the world.
The UK has strong ties with India and the British Government looks forward to working with the new Indian Government to build on this relationship and deliver security, growth and prosperity for both our nations.
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Published: 16 May 2014