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PM Modi wishes Manmohan Singh on his 86th birthday

PM Modi wishes Manmohan Singh on his 86th birthday

| @indiablooms | 26 Sep 2018, 05:21 am

New Delhi, Sept 26 (IBNS): Prime Minister Narendra Modi greeted his immediate predecessor Manmohan Singh on the latter's 86th birthday on Wednesday.

Modi tweeted, "Greetings to our former Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh Ji on his birthday. I pray for Dr. Singh’s long life and good health."

Singh became the Prime Minister in 2004 after the Congress-led United Progressive Alliance (UPA) formed the central government.

He remained in his office till 2014.

Congress president Rahul Gandhi tweeted to say, "Manmohan Singh Ji’s birthday is an opportunity for us to appreciate and remember his many years of selfless service and dedication to the cause of nation building. I wish him a very Happy Birthday and good health and happiness always."

Singh, a veteran Congress leader, became the Union Finance Minister in 1991 under the leadership of Prime Minister PV Narasimha Rao.

Being the Finance Minister, Singh took a decision to seek funds from International Monetary Funds (IMF) to reduce fiscal deficiency of the country.

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