India Prime Minister Narendra Modi kicked off his 3-day visit to Singapore from 31st May 2018 with a rousing speech at a business-cum-community event at the Marina Bay Sands (MBS) Grand Ballroom where he addressed over 4,000 people – who included business leaders as well as members of the Indian diaspora in Singapore.
He was accompanied on his arrival at MBS by Singapore’s Prime Minister Mr Lee Hsien Loong. Together, the prime ministers toured InSpreneur 2.0, an exhibition on startups by Indian and Singapore companies that feature the latest in technological and digital innovations.
In his speech, PM Modi characterized ties between both countries as “A great partnership of our times,” a partnership he said that is at the front-line of India’s global engagement and was convinced that “The two lions will step into the future together.” (To read the full text of his speech click here)
During his visit, PM Modi will witness the signing of several MOUs and agreements between India and Singapore in fintech, education, environment and food. He also visited Nanyang Technological University and the Indian Heritage Centre in Little India.
A highlight of the visit included his Keynote Address at the 17th International Institute for Strategic Studies Shangri-La Dialogue on 1 June 2018. (To read the full text of his speech click here)