Bolstering Ties, PM Modi Reaches Singapore


Kuala Lumpur: After concluding a successful three-day Malaysia visit, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday reached Singapore’s Changi Airport, reported ANI.

Trade, urban and skill development, defence co-operation and cyber security will be high on his agenda during the two-day visit to Singapore.

Prime Minister Modi will deliver a lecture today where his Singapore counterpart Lee Hsien Loong and some other prominent leaders are expected to be present.

He will have a series of engagements tomorrow, including with the country’s President Tony Tan Keng Yam and Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong.

The two Prime Ministers will sign the India-Singapore Strategic Partnership to elevate bilateral relations and will also unveil a commemorative stamp to mark the 50th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between two countries.

Prime Minister Modi will lay a wreath at the Indian National Army memorial marker and visit Institute of Technical Education which is involved in skill development.

He will also address the India-Singapore Economic Convention, besides interacting with CEOs of Singapore to focus on the investment opportunities in India.

Before wrapping up his visit, the Prime Minister will address the Indian diaspora in Singapore as around 3 lakh 50,000 ethnic Indians stay there, which is about 9.1 percent of resident population of the country.