US Congratulates Indian President-Elect Ram Nath Kovind
Washington: The United States of America has congratulated President-elect Ram Nath KovindA�on his electoral victory. It said it “looks forward” to working with him on regional and global issues.
Kovind, a low-key politician, was electedA�on ThursdayA�as India’s 14th President, the first BJP member and second Dalit to occupy the country’s highest Constitutional office.
“We want to congratulate the President-elect on his victory,” State Department spokesperson Heather Nauert told reportersA�on Thursday. She underlined the “deep and growing strategic partnershipa�? the two countries had with each other.
Heather asserted that relations between India and America are on a progressive path and expressed hope that they will strengthen further. She also appreciated close people-to-people contact between the worlda��s two largest democracies, which shared democratic values.