Modi, who made a phone call to congratulate Merkel, also asserted his commitment to continue working with her to further strengthen Indo-German relationships.
Angela Merkel was re-elected to the German Parliament for a record fourth term on March 14, ending almost six months of political uncertainty.
According to CNN, last year's German Federal election saw voters desert the two mainstream parties, Merkel's Christian Democratic Union (CDU) and the Social Democratic Party (SPD), turning instead to parties on the left and right.
364 of the German Parliament's (Bundestag) 709 members voted in favour of Merkel in the secret ballot, nine more than the 50 percent required for being elected. (ANI)