My best wishes as you assume the office of the President of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan : President of India
INVC, Finland, The President of India, Shri Pranab Mukherjee had conveyed his greetings and best wishes to Dr. Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai, the President of Islamic Republic of Afghanistan on his assumption of the office of the President of Islamic Republic of Afghanistan. In his message to Dr. Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai, the President of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, the President had said, “On behalf of the Republic of India, I wish to convey my warm greetings and my best wishes as you assume the office of the President of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, a country with which India has a strategic partnership and a civilisational relationship. The statesmanship and leadership shown by all Afghan political leaders - and you, in particular, Mr. President, has been instrumental in creating the conditions for this historic and peaceful transition from one democratically elected Government in Afghanistan to another. India remains committed to working closely with your Government as you set out to rebuild a stable, progressive and prosperous Afghanistan. We also share your vision of an Afghanistan that is fully integrated in South Asia, acting as a bridge between South Asia and Central Asia and beyond. I sincerely believe that our bilateral relationship will continue to contribute positively to peace, stability and development in our neighbourhood in the years to come. Please accept, Excellency, my sincere wishes for your success and personal well-being”.