NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi has sent birthday greetings to Afghanistan President Ashraf Ghani -- some 96 days before the occasion.
Modi greeted the Afghan leader through a tweet which said, "Happy Birthday @ashrafghani. Praying for your long life and exceptional health and a joyful journey ahead."
Happy birthday @ashrafghani. Praying for your long life & exceptional health and a joyful journey ahead.— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) February 12, 2016
An obviously surprised Ghani, who was in Munich, responded, "@narendramodi Greetings from Munich Mr PM. Although, my birthday is on 19th May, but I'd still like to thank you for your gracious words :)".