Singapore's Deputy PM calls on PM Modi

| Updated: Aug 23, 2017 11:20 IST

New Delhi [India], July22 (ANI): Singapore Deputy Prime Minister Tharman Shanmugaratnam called on Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday in New Delhi. The Prime Minister recalled the successful visit of Lee Hsien Loong, Prime Minister of Singapore, to India in October 2016, and appreciated the follow-up action taken by both sides on the decisions taken at the Summit. Shanmugaratnam congratulated the Prime Minister on the successful roll-out of GST. He briefed the Prime Minister on the progress in bilateral relations, especially in the economic domain. Prime Minister Modi appreciated close bilateral cooperation in sectors such as investment, urban development, civil aviation, and skill development. The two leaders also discussed the potential for bilateral collaboration in banking, digital finance, tourism, and innovation.(ANI)