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President Kovind congratulates Biden, Kamala on US poll victory Joe Biden

President Kovind congratulates Biden, Kamala on US poll victory

India Blooms News Service | @indiablooms | 09 Nov 2020, 12:27 pm

New Delhi/UNI: President Ram Nath Kovind has congratulated US President-elect Joe Biden and his deputy Kamala Harris over their victory in the Presidential polls and said he was confident that Indo-US relations would get stronger in the coming years.

"My sincere felicitations to Joseph R Biden on his election as President of the United States of America and Kamala Harris, as Vice President. I wish @JoeBiden a successful tenure and look forward to working with him to further strengthen India-US relations," the Rashtrapati Bhavan said.

Biden has defeated outgoing President Donald Trump by winning over 270 electoral college votes.

Earlier Prime Minister Narendra Modi had congratulated Biden saying, "Congratulations Joe Biden on your spectacular victory! As the VP, your contribution to strengthening Indo-US relations was critical and invaluable. I look forward to working closely together once again to take India-US relations to greater heights."