"Heartiest congratulations and best wishes to President @CyrilRamaphosa on his re-election. India and South Africa are close partners with many shared values and common interests. I am confident that our relationship will continue to grow deeper and stronger," Modi said in a tweet.
The South African president was the Chief Guest for India's Republic Day ceremony this year.
Incidentally, this is for the first time that ANC has got less than 60 per cent votes in national polls.
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