rime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday thanked French President Emmanuel Macron for his Republic Day greetings and said he looked forward to deepening India’s strategic partnership with France and working together for a region of open and peaceful Indo-Pacific.
Macron wished the prime minister and people of India on the country’s 73rd Republic Day on Wednesday with a message in Hindi posted on his Facebook page. Modi replied to Macron’s message in French.
“Thank you my dear friend @EmmanuelMacron for your warm greetings. I look forward to deepening our multidimensional strategic partnership and wish to work with you for an open and peaceful Indo-Pacific. Long live Indo-French friendship.” said Modi, according to a rough translation.