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  • PM Modi expresses happiness at growing trade relations with Singapore

    Published on October 4, 2019

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi has expressed happiness at growing investment and trade relations between India and Singapore.

    Talking to Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Finance of Singapore Heng Swee Keat, who called on him in New Delhi today, Mr Modi said, the launch of RuPay Card and BHIM app in Singapore has greatly enhanced the ease of financial transactions.

    He also noted the successful organization of the second Joint Hackathon in Chennai with the participation of Singaporean students.

    The Prime Minister said, all these developments symbolizes the close community, business and innovation partnership between the two countries.

    Mr Modi also expressed his appreciation for the participation of Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong in the special event to commemorate the 150th Birth Anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi at the United Nations in New York last month.

    Deputy Prime Minister Keat pointed to the transformative steps taken by Government of India and noted the consequent enhancement in investment opportunities, particularly in India’s infrastructure sector.

    He also highlighted the increasing cooperation between India and Singapore in the technology sector, including FinTech