Modi lauded the conduct of the polls as “another step in the ongoing democratic transition in Myanmar” in a tweet. “I look forward to continuing to work with you to strengthen our traditional bonds of friendship,” his tweet read.
Congratulations to Daw Aung San Suu Kyi & NLD for victory in the elections. The successful conduct of polls is anot… https://t.co/imf17SVGVy
— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) 1605199929000
The ruling National League for Democracy party of Nobel Peace Prize laureate Suu Kyi won a majority of seats in Parliament and claimed a resounding victory on Monday in the country’s second election since the end of strict military rule.
“We have already secured the seats needed to form a government,” said Myo Nyunt, a spokesman for the National League for Democracy.