New Delhi, July 10: President Prab Mukherjee on Sunday extended his greetings and felicitations to the government and people of Mongolia on their tiol Day which is observed of July 11. In a message to his Mongolian counterpart Tsakhiagiin Elbegdorj, Mukherjee said: “On behalf of the government, the people of India and on my own behalf, it is with great pleasure that I extend warm greetings and felicitations to you, to the government and the friendly people of Mongolia on the occasion of your tiol Day”. He noted India and Mongolia “share a civilisatiol bond” based on deep-rooted cultural and historical ties.
“Although we do not share a border, India and Mongolia are spiritual neighbours since time immemorial. Mutual trust, goodwill and friendship are the hallmarks of our relations. Our shared vision of peace, prosperity and harmony are shaped by cherished democratic and Buddhist ideals,” he said. Mukherjee also expressed happiness that the positive momentum generated by the elevation of relations to a Strategic Partnership during the visit of Prime Minister rendra Modi in May 2015 has been sustained by regular exchanges of high-level visits.
“I am confident that as we enter a new era of co-operation, we will further deepen our relations and open new areas for our engagement aimed at fulfilling the true potential of our ties,” he said. (IANS)