Australian PM congratulates Modi

Tony-AbbottCanberra, May 16 : Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott congratulated Narendra Modi Friday for leading the BJP to victory in the Indian general elections.

"I've spoken to @narendramodi and congratulated him on his success. I look forward to strengthening ties between India and Australia," Abbott tweeted Friday in his official PM account.

According to Radio Australia, Abbott has invited Modi to visit Australia for the G20 Summit to be held in Brisbane in November. (IANS)