New Delhi: Afghan President Hamid Karzai has congratulated Pranab Mukherjee on his election as the President and hoped that Indo-Afghan relations would broaden and strengthen further under his leadership.
    
Karzai called up Mukherjee to express his greetings on behalf of the government and people of Afghanistan.
 
He wished Mukherjee further success in his tenure at the highest office of India, a statement by the Afghan President's Office said on Monday.
     
Karzai hoped that "Indo-Afghan relations would broaden and strengthen further" under Mukherjee’s leadership, it said.
     
Mukherjee thanked Karzai for his phone call.

(Agencies)

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