Prime Minister Narendra Modi on September 2 congratulated Tharman Shanmugaratnam on his election as president of Singapore.
He said on X, “I look forward to working closely with you to further strengthen the India-Singapore Strategic Partnership.
Mr. Tharman scored a landslide victory in the presidential election held on Friday.
The 66-year-old Singaporean economist, who is of Indian origin economist, will be Singapore’s ninth president. He won the election with a vote share of 70.4%.