New Delhi: Prime Minister of India, Mr. Narendra Modi made an Official Visit to the Republic of Singapore from 31 May to 2 June 2018 at the invitation of Prime Minister of the Republic of Singapore, His Excellency Lee Hsien Loong. During the visit, Prime Minister Modi called on President of the Republic of Singapore, Her Excellency Halimah Yacob, and had a bilateral meeting with Prime Minister Lee. Prime Minister Modi .
Prime Minister Modi and Prime Minister Lee reviewed and expressed satisfaction over the progress in the bilateral relationship since the signing of the Joint Declaration on a Strategic Partnership on 24 November 2015 during Prime Minister Modi’s previous Official Visit to Singapore. They welcomed the regular high-level visits and consultations between India and Singapore. These have served to strengthen all-round cooperation, including in the areas of strategic and security cooperation; economic relations; technology and innovation partnership; and, human and cultural links.
Prime Minister Modi thanked Prime Minister Lee for his visit to India in January 2018 to co-chair the ASEAN-India Commemorative Summit, and to attend India’s Republic Day along with other ASEAN leaders. The two Prime Ministers expressed confidence that the ASEAN-India partnership will continue to strengthen.
The Prime Ministers lauded the cooperation between both sides at regional and international fora and reaffirmed efforts to strengthen cooperation particularly in the United Nations (UN), World Trade Organization (WTO), Indian Ocean Rim Association (IORA), Non- Aligned Movement (NAM), Commonwealth and related forums and as well as other regional cooperation mechanisms.