Modi meets Singapore PM and President, receives 'guard of honor'
PM Narendra Modi today met his Singaporean counterpart Lee Hsien Loong and discussed ways to enhance bilateral cooperation specially in trade, investment, connectivity, innovation and technology. "Valuable strategic partner in our Act East Policy! Prime Minister Modi and Prime Minister Lee had delegation-level talks," tweeted Raveesh Kumar, Spokesperson of the Ministry of External Affairs. Modi is on the last leg of his three-nation tour.
Modi receives ceremonial welcome at Istana
Modi, who arrived in Singapore yesterday on a three-day visit, also called on Singapore President Halimah Yacob. After his arrival at the presidential palace Istana, he was accorded a ceremonial welcome. Modi and Yacob exchanged views to strengthen bilateral relations and explored further cooperation in the flagship initiatives of the government. The Indian prime minister received a 'guard of honor' at the palace.