In pics: Indian community gives warm welcome to PM Modi in Singapore

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi was accorded a warm welcome by the people of Indian community on his arrival at Singapore today after visiting Malaysia and Indonesia. Holding Indian and Singaporean flags and banners ‘Singapore welcomes Modi’, people lined up outside Singapore’s Fullerton Hotel to catch a glimpse of India’s popular Prime Minister. Earlier, Indian High Commissioner to Singapore, HE Jawed Ashraf along with senior officials welcomed the Indian Prime Minister. The visit is considered to be a crucial one for the Act East Policy. Apart from meeting the top leadership of Singapore including President Halimah Yacob and Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong, PM Modi will also deliver the keynote address at the 18th Shangri-La Dialogue

Prime Minister Modi later visited  India-Singapore Enterprise and Innovation Exhibition and  interacted with a group of enablers and innovators. He was accompanied with Prime Minister of Singapore Lee Hsien Loong. This exhibition was part of the day-long startup event 'InSpreneur 2.0' in which over 500 participants focussed on frontier technologies of artificial intelligence, blockchain, data analytics, machine learning, fintech and cyber security along with innovation for social impact in areas of water, sanitation, health, education, smart cities and energy.

People belonging to Indian community enthusiastically welcomed Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on his arrival in Singapore.
People from the Indian community enthusiastically welcomed Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on his arrival in Singapore. Photo courtesy: Twitter/@PMOIndia
Men of the Indian community made a queue outside Fullerton Hotel and shaked hands with the PM Modi.
Men of the Indian community made a queue outside Fullerton Hotel to shake hands with PM Modi. Photo courtesy: Twitter/@PMOIndia
People of Indian community waving Indian and Singaporean flags to welcome Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
People of Indian community waving Indian and Singaporean flags to welcome Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Photo courtesy: Twitter/@PMOIndia
There was jubiliation among the Indian community to catch a glimpse of PM Modi. Photo courtesy: Twitter/@PMOIndia
There was jubilation among the Indian community waiting to catch a glimpse of PM Modi. Photo courtesy: Twitter/@PMOIndia
Indian High Commissioner to Singapore, HE Jawed Ashraf (third from left) along with senior officials welcoming Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on his arrival in Singapore.
Indian High Commissioner to Singapore, HE Jawed Ashraf (third from left) along with senior officials welcoming Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on his arrival in Singapore. Photo courtesy: Twitter/@MEAIndia
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Prime Minister of Singapore Lee Hsien Loong visiting the India-Singapore Enterprise and Innovation Exhibition. Entrepreneurs demonstrated frontier technologies in the exhibition.
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Prime Minister of Singapore Lee Hsien Loong visiting the India-Singapore Enterprise and Innovation Exhibition. Entrepreneurs demonstrated frontier technologies in the exhibition. Photo courtesy: Twitter/@MEAIndia
India-Singapore Enterprise and Innovation Exhibition was part of the day-long startup event – InSpreneur 2.0 in which over 500 participants focussed on frontier technologies of artificial intelligence, blockchain, data analytics, machine learning, fintech and cyber security.
India-Singapore Enterprise and Innovation Exhibition was part of the day-long startup event – InSpreneur 2.0 in which over 500 participants focussed on frontier technologies of artificial intelligence, blockchain, data analytics, machine learning, fintech and cyber security. Photo: Connected to India
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi interacting with the entrepreneurs at the India-Singapore Enterprise and Innovation Exhibition. Photo: Connected to India
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi interacting with the entrepreneurs at the India-Singapore Enterprise and Innovation Exhibition. Photo: Connected to India
PM Modi launching RuPay, Bhim App and UPI enabled remittance app in Singapore. Photo courtesy: Twitter/@MEAIndia
PM Modi launching RuPay, Bhim App and UPI enabled remittance app in Singapore. Photo courtesy: Twitter/@MEAIndia

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Ashraf Jamal
Ashraf Jamal – Senior Writer

Ashraf Jamal brings a rare depth to writing equipped with a degree in journalism, a postgraduate degree in political science, and a degree in law from the Allahabad University. His experience includes editing and publishing the Northern India Patrika and writing for Times of India for almost a decade covering just about any topic under the sun including NRIs and Indian diaspora.

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