MEA Secretary (East) Preeti Saran
MEA Secretary (East) Preeti Saran

India, Singapore hold talks on strategic, economic issues

ANI | Updated: Jun 01, 2018 20:15 IST

Singapore City [Singapore], June 01 (ANI): India and Singapore held a wide-range discussion on strategic and economic issues, technology and innovation during Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to the Southeast Asian nation, said the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) on Friday.
"Discussions were held on strategic and economic issues and technology and innovation. Prime Minister Modi in his discussion to the leadership of Singapore conveyed our intention to play a balanced and constructive cooperative role in advancing peace and stability in the entire region," MEA Secretary (East) Preeti Saran said while briefing media.
Singapore is the last leg of Prime Minister Modi's visit to three Southeast Asian nations- Indonesia, Malaysia and Singapore.
Prime Minister Modi landed in Singapore on Thursday, where he received a rousing welcome from the crowd.
Before Singapore, Prime Minister visited Indonesia and Malaysia in a bid to enhance India's relations and engagements with the three countries, who are members of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN). (ANI)