Prime Minister Narendra Modi on January 9 extended greetings to External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar on his 67th birthday and acknowledged his contribution and great work towards strengthening the country’s foreign policies. “Best wishes to our colleague [Dr. S Jaishankar],'' tweeted Prime Minister Modi. The PM praised Jaishankar for making outstanding contributions to Indian foreign policy as an officer and now as a Minister. Furthermore, the PM acknowledged EAM's ‘strategic insights’ as he iterated that his vision and insights “are very valuable”. He also prayed for Jaishankar's “long and healthy life".
Best wishes to our colleague @DrSJaishankar Ji on his birthday. He has been making outstanding contributions to Indian foreign policy as an officer and now as a Minister. His strategic insights are also very valuable. Praying for his long and healthy life.— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) January 9, 2022
Meanwhile, Jaishankar took to his Twitter handle to thank the PM for his warm wishes. "Thank you Pradhan Mantri
@narendramodi ji for your good wishes and strong encouragement. Your leadership is a great motivation in the service of the nation," he wrote.
Several other politicians poured in the greetings and well wishes for the EAM Jaishankar saying that he has made outstanding contributions to Indian foreign policies as an officer and has served excellently as the External Affairs Minister. Union Minister of Parliamentary Affairs, Coal and Mines, Govt Of India, Pralhad Joshi extended greetings and said Jaishankar is admired globally for his negotiation skills. "Warm birthday greetings to Minister of External Affairs, @DrSJaishankar ji. An excellent diplomat, Dr. Jaishankar is admired globally for his negotiation skills. Under him, India is efficiently contributing to further global peace. Wishing him good health and a long life," he wrote.
Warm Birthday greetings to Dr. Subrahmanyam Jaishankar Ji @DrSJaishankar, Hon’ble Union Minister of External Affairs. May he be blessed with good health, happiness and long life.— Office of LG J&K (@OfficeOfLGJandK) January 9, 2022
Respected MEA Dr Jaishankar ji, very happy birthday and many many happy returns of the day. Everytime I meet you, i learn something new. pic.twitter.com/EqldegC49U— Dr Vijay Chauthaiwale (@vijai63) January 9, 2022
Bharatiya Janata Party's Indian Foreign Minister Hon'ble DR. Jaishankar ji— Murugan BJP (@MuruganBJP5) January 9, 2022
Happy birthday wishes to them. We don't have age to wish, we salute. pic.twitter.com/tpXaxv99UM
Hearty birthday wishes to External Affairs Minister Dr Subramaniam Jaishankar ji and wish you good health.Long live my prayer to God and may you always be happy. 💐🎂🎉🙏@DrSJaishankar pic.twitter.com/aiAHG1fGnm— 🚩 The Gaurav Kumar Arya (@GauravArya008) January 9, 2022
Wishing Hon’ble External Affairs Minister of India Shri. S.Jaishankar ji a very Happy Birthday. May Lord Venkateshwara bless him with good health and happiness. @DrSJaishankar @MEAIndia @indiandiplomats @AP_EDB @AndhraPradeshCM @VSReddy_MP pic.twitter.com/3sXrgg5YBq— S. Rajiv Krishna (@RajivKrishnaS) January 9, 2022
Wishing Union Minister Hon. Shri S. Jaishankar Ji Happy Birthday. Have a Healthy Year Ahead!@DrSJaishankar— Supriya Sule (@supriya_sule) January 9, 2022
Heartiest wishes to Hon'ble External Affairs Minister, Dr Subrahmanyam Jaishankar on your birthday.— Topon Kumar Gogoi (@ToponKumarGogo1) January 9, 2022
A wise and intellectual individual, you have always ensured upholding a nice image of India in the global stage. May Maa Kamakhya keep you blessed.@DrSJaishankar
Pravasi Bhartiya Diwas - Foreign Minister shri @DrSJaishankar Ji’s Birthday on same day..what a beautiful coincidence— कुणाल त्यागी 🇮🇳 (@kunaltyagiKT) January 9, 2022
Happy Birthday to our own INDIAN 🇮🇳 Foreign Minister shri Dr.Jaishankar ji,May God Bless You with Happy & Healthy Life Sir 💐🙏🏻 https://t.co/14OnVq545k