On Thursday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi thanked world leaders for their well wishes for Chandrayaan-3’s successful moon landing. In response to the wishes of UAE President Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, the prime minister stated that the achievement is not only a source of pride for India but also a shining example of human perseverance and effort.
“I thank HH Sheikh @MohamedBinZayed for his wishes. This milestone is not just India’s pride but a beacon of human endeavor and perseverance. May our efforts in science and space pave the way for a brighter tomorrow for all,” PM Modi posted on X (formerly Twitter).
The UAE President earlier said: “The successful lunar landing of India’s Chandrayaan-3 spacecraft represents a significant leap for collective scientific progress. I extend my heartfelt congratulations to Prime Minister @narendramodi and the people of India for this historic achievement in service of humankind.”
In response to wishes by EU President, Ursula von der Leyen, PM Modi wrote: “Thank you @vonderleyen for the kind words. India will continue to explore, learn and share for the betterment of all humankind.”
The EU President wrote: “Congratulations to @narendramodi for the successful landing of Chandrayaan-3. A historic milestone and proud moment for the Indian people. India has become a true pioneer in space exploration. This Indian success will benefit researchers all over the world.”
On Wednesday, Chandryaan-3 accomplished a soft landing on the moon. “India, I reached my destination and you too,” the Chandrayaan-3 Mission tweeted from ISRO. Successful soft landing of Chandrayaan-3 on the moon! Congratulations, India!” On Wednesday, Pedro Sánchez, the prime minister of Spain, said: “India’s accomplishment opens up new horizons for humanity. This mission is yet another example of the strength of science and the tremendous opportunities it provides for us to continue advancing scientific inquiry and research. Congratulations, @narendramodi!”