14 Feb 2016

Indian PM wishes Afghan president happy birthday 3 months early

6:19 pm on 14 February 2016

Social media users have mocked Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi after he used Twitter to wish the Afghan president a happy birthday, three months ahead of the correct date.

Mr Modi, an avid Twitter user, wished president Ashraf Ghhani a happy birthday, long life, exceptional health and a joyful journey.

Mr Gani replied that his birthday wasn't till May 19 but thanked Mr Modi for his gracious words and added a smiley face.