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Modi expresses desire to strengthen cooperation between India, Singapore

Modi expresses desire to strengthen cooperation between India, Singapore

India Blooms News Service | @indiablooms | 06 Jan 2020, 03:21 pm

New Delhi/IBNS: Tharman Shanmugaratnam, Senior Minister and Coordinating Minister for Social Policies, Singapore called on Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday.

PM Modi welcomed Shanmugaratnam to India and extended his warm wishes on the occasion of New Year and through him to Lee Hsien Loong, Prime Minister of Singapore.

Modi and Shanmugaratnam expressed satisfaction at the rapid pace of bilateral relations. 

They discussed several matters of mutual interest in the sphere of economic cooperation, including infrastructure, skills, India-Singapore Comprehensive Economic Cooperation Agreement (CECA), and digital economy. 

Shanmugaratnam lauded PM Modi’s leadership in social transformation of India and in encouraging digital economy.

The Indian Prime Minister also expressed his desire to strengthen further cooperation between India and Singapore in the areas of infrastructure, tourism, digital payment systems, innovation and governance.