Singapore's Tharman Shanmugaratnam exchanges New Year's wishes with Modi

​Singapore's Indian-origin Senior Minister and Coordinating Minister for Social Policies Tharman Shanmugaratnam called on Prime Minister Narendra Modi in New Delhi on Monday in a meeting to discuss bilateral relations.

The Indian PM extended his warm New Year's wishes to Shanmugaratnam and through him to Lee Hsien Loong, Prime Minister of Singapore.
The Indian PM (right) extended his warm New Year's wishes to Shanmugaratnam and through him to Lee Hsien Loong, Prime Minister of Singapore. Photo courtesy: Twitter/@narendramodi

The leaders discussed several matters of mutual interest in the sphere of economic cooperation, including infrastructure, skills, India-Singapore Comprehensive Economic Cooperation Agreement and digital economy.

"Singapore and its companies are optimistic about India's long-term prospects, growing investments, including in tech parks and logistics, and deepening collaboration in the digital economy," Shanmugaratnam said.

The visiting leader also lauded Modi's leadership in the social transformation of India and in encouraging digital economy.

The Indian PM extended his warm New Year's wishes to Shanmugaratnam and through him to Lee Hsien Loong, Prime Minister of Singapore. 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.

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