PM Modi On New Australian PM: Prime Minister Narendra Modi has congratulated the leader of the Labor Party of Australia, Anthony Albanese, on his victory in the general elections. Let us tell you that the Labor Party has won the first election since 2007. Opposition leader Anthony Albanese will be sworn in as prime minister.
Tagging the Albanians, PM Modi tweeted, “I congratulate you on the victory of the Australian Labor Party and your election as Prime Minister! I look forward to further strengthening our Comprehensive Strategic Partnership and working towards shared priorities in the Indo-Pacific region.”
Congratulations @AlboMP for the victory of the Australian Labor Party, and your election as the Prime Minister! I look forward to working towards further strengthening our Comprehensive Strategic Partnership, and for shared priorities in the Indo-Pacific region.
— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) May 21, 2022
Labor leader Anthony Albanese, in his first reaction after the election victory, said he wanted to bring the Australian people together. He said, “I think people want to come together, seek our common interest, look towards a sense of common purpose. I think people have enough division, what they want is We have to come together as a nation and I intend to lead it.”
Earlier, Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison accepted his defeat even before the final election results were announced. “Tonight I spoke to Anthony Albanese, Leader of the Opposition and incoming Prime Minister, and I congratulated him on his election victory,” Morrison said. “I think about the turmoil happening in our country, and I think it’s important for our country to recover and move forward,” he said.
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