Senior Singaporean Minister and Coordinating Minister for Social Policies Tharman Shanmugaratnam today called on Prime Minister Narendra Modi in New Delhi.
During the meeting, Mr Modi and Mr 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 and digital economy.
Mr. Shanmugaratnam lauded Prime Minister Modi’s leadership in the social transformation of India and in encouraging digital economy.
Mr Modi also expressed his desire to strengthen further cooperation between India and Singapore in the areas of infrastructure, tourism, digital payment systems, innovation and governance. Mr Modi also extended his warm wishes on the occasion of New Year to Mr Shanmugaratnam and through him to Prime Minister of Singapore Lee Hsien Loong.