Singapore City [Singapore], Jun 2 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday received a "rapturous" welcome on his arrival at the Indian Heritage Centre in Singapore.
"And PM @narendramodi receives a rapturous welcome on his arrival at the Indian Heritage Centre in Singapore which traces the journey of the Indian community in the Southeast Asian region," official spokesperson of the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) Raveesh Kumar tweeted.
And PM @narendramodi receives a rapturous welcome on his arrival at the Indian Heritage Centre in Singapore which traces the journey of Indian community in the Southeast Asian region. pic.twitter.com/bIR1HZ2NVV— Raveesh Kumar (@MEAIndia) June 2, 2018
The Prime Minister also unveiled the Kala Sangam, a permanent platform established by High Commission of India, Singapore and Indian Heritage Centre, Singapore to bring Indian artisans to Singapore to demonstrate the craft, make and sell their products, Kumar wrote on Twitter.
Prime Minister Modi also bought a painting at the Indian Heritage Centre using his RuPay card.
It is pertinent to mention that Prime Minister Modi on Thursday launched three Indian mobile payment apps- BHIM, RuPay and SBI app at the 'Business, Innovation and Community Event' here in Singapore.
The visiting Prime Minister also paid a visit to the Buddha Tooth Relic Temple and Museum accompanied by the Culture Minister Grace Fu Hai Yien.
Lastly, Prime Minister Modi will visit the Changi Naval Base, where he will see the Indian Naval Ship (INS) Satpura and interact with officers and sailors of the Indian Navy and Royal Singapore Navy.
After these engagements, he will emplane for New Delhi, concluding his five-day, three-nation visit to Indonesia, Malaysia and Singapore.(ANI)