Narendra Modi in Singapore: Prime minister discusses bilateral ties with Singaporean counterpart Lee Hsien Loong

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday met his Singaporean counterpart Lee Hsien Loong and discussed bilateral ties. Modi, who arrived in Singapore on Thursday on a three-day visit, also called on Singapore President Halimah Yacob.

PTI June 01, 2018 10:21:57 IST
Narendra Modi in Singapore: Prime minister discusses bilateral ties with Singaporean counterpart Lee Hsien Loong

Singapore: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday met his Singaporean counterpart Lee Hsien Loong and discussed bilateral ties. Modi, who arrived in Singapore on Thursday on a three-day visit, also called on Singapore President Halimah Yacob.

Narendra Modi in Singapore Prime minister discusses bilateral ties with Singaporean counterpart Lee Hsien Loong

A file image of Narendra Modi and Singapore prime minister Lee Hsien Loong. PTI

After his arrival at the presidential palace Istana, he was accorded a ceremonial welcome. "Prime Minister Modi was accorded a ceremonial welcome on his arrival at Istana - Presidential Palace of Singapore. Millennia old ties now powered by a partnership in innovation and technology," said Raveesh Kumar, Spokesperson of the Ministry of External Affairs. Modi received a 'guard of honour' at the palace.

During his talks with Singaporean leaders, Modi discussed ways to further strengthen bilateral ties. Modi is in Singapore on the last leg of his three-nation tour. He earlier visited Indonesia and Malaysia.

Updated Date:

Find latest and upcoming tech gadgets online on Tech2 Gadgets. Get technology news, gadgets reviews & ratings. Popular gadgets including laptop, tablet and mobile specifications, features, prices, comparison.

also read

Narendra Modi celebrates Diwali with soldiers at Longewala Post; sends stern message to China
India

Narendra Modi celebrates Diwali with soldiers at Longewala Post; sends stern message to China

Modi took a swipe at China without naming it, saying the world is troubled by "expansionist forces" and expansionism shows a "distorted mindset" that belongs to the 18th century

Nitish Kumar sworn in as Bihar CM for seventh time in 20 yrs; Tejashwi boycotts ceremony, Chirag takes dig
Politics

Nitish Kumar sworn in as Bihar CM for seventh time in 20 yrs; Tejashwi boycotts ceremony, Chirag takes dig

Kumar is on course to becoming the longest-serving chief minister of the state, surpassing the record of Shrikrishna Singh who held the top post since before Independence till his death in 1961.

After four years of presidential pique and chaos, Joe Biden makes diplomacy dull again
World

After four years of presidential pique and chaos, Joe Biden makes diplomacy dull again

Biden, with nearly 50 years of experience in Washington, ran on promises to return to normalcy, bringing back the time-honoured decision-making process involving expert consultations rather than impulsive tweets