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Prime Minister Modi congratulates Portugal's Antonio Costa over his re-election

PM Modi at UNGA. (Image source: @AkbaruddinIndia) Photograph:( Twitter )

ANI New Delhi, India Oct 07, 2019, 06.21 PM (IST)

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday congratulated Antonio Costa on being re-elected as the Prime Minister of Portugal.

"Congratulations to @psocialista and my friend, @antoniocostapm for the good performance in the parliamentary elections in Portugal. Looking forward to continuing working together to further enhance India-Portugal friendship," Prime Minister Modi tweeted.


Indian-origin Antonio Costa's Socialist Party won 106 seats in the recently held general elections.

Gaining twenty more seats from 2015, the party commanded a vote share of 35.88 per cent.