PBBM, India PM vow improved cooperation, relations

President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. and Prime Minister Narendra Modi of India have vowed to deepen the bilateral relations and cooperation between their two countries.

The two leaders made their vows in a telephone conversation.  The Indian leader congratulated Marcos for his election as the 17th President of the Philippines.

“I am glad to have talked to Prime Minister Narendra Modi. I’m sure it will mean improved relations with India,” Marcos said in his Instagram and Facebook posts.

During their phone conversation, the two leaders “expressed satisfaction at the rapid growth of cooperation between their two countries in recent years,” according to a press statement released by India’s Ministry of External Affairs.

“The Prime Minister also assured President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. of India’s full support in his plans and projects for the Philippines’ development,” the statement added.