PM writes to Obama

NetIndian News Network

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh today expressed the hope that bilateral relations between India and the United States would strengthen further in the coming years. In a letter to US President Barack Obama, felicitating him on his assumption of office, Dr Singh stressed the multi-faceted relationship between the two countries that he said was "anchored in the common values of democracy, pluralism and respect for diversity, shared by the two countries." The Prime Minister reiterated his invitation to President and Mrs Obama to visit India, an official statement added. INT