Union Home Minister Amit Shah and Singapore Home Minister meeting held today
New Delhi, Aug 31 (IBNS): Union Home Minister Amit Shah and the Minister for Home Affairs and Law of Singapore, K. Shanmugam met in New Delhi on Saturday.
Both leaders discussed bilateral and regional issues of mutual interest during the meeting.
Union Home Minister Amit Shah noted that India-Singapore relations are based on shared values and approaches, economic opportunities and convergence of interest on key issues.
He further noted that following the visit of the Prime Minister Narendra Modi to Singapore last year a new momentum was added to the Strategic Partnership between the two countries.
Home Minister Shanmugam, on his part, also emphasized the importance Singapore attaches to its relations with India.
The two leaders also exchanged views and concerns on the challenges posed by terrorism and extremism. They agreed to strengthen the existing bilateral institutional mechanisms on security issues. Both sides also agreed to enhance cooperation in dealing with trans-national organized crimes including drug trafficking and economic offences.
Singapore Minister K. Shanmugam invited Amit Shah to visit Singapore.