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Modi congratulates South African President Cyril Ramaphosa on his re-election

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Modi on Sunday congratulated South African on his re-election as the

"Heartiest congratulations and best wishes to @CyrilRamaphosa on his re-election. and 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 ceremony this year.

Cyril Ramaphosa's party Congress (ANC) won the general elections, with his party securing the 57.51 per cent votes.

Ramaphosa took over as the in February 2018 after the then President was forced to resign due to charges of corruption.

Incidentally, this is for the first time that ANC has got less than 60 per cent votes in polls.

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First Published: Tue, May 14 2019. 17:26 IST