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Singapore PM to call on President Pranab Mukherjee today

Singapore's Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong gestures as he leaves from a venue after making a speech at the International Conference on The Future of Asia in Tokyo, Japan, September 29, 2016. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon
Singapore's Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong gestures as he leaves from a venue after making a speech at the International Conference on The Future of Asia in Tokyo, Japan, September 29, 2016. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon

New Delhi [India]: Prime Minister of Singapore Lee Hsien Loong will call on President Pranab Mukherjee at Rashtrapati Bhavan in New Delhi today.

Loong, who arrived in the national capital on Monday on a five-day visit to India, had held talks with Prime Minister Narendra Modi yesterday.

During the talks, both countries decided to strengthen co-operation in countering threats of rising terrorism.

The two nations also inked three pacts including dealing with intellectual property rights to facilitate greater business to business exchanges and collaborations.

The visiting dignitary will also visit Udaipur in Rajasthan today, where Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje will call on him tomorrow.

An agreement on a capacity building programme in tourism and hospitality is expected to be signed between the Rajasthan government and Singapore’s Cooperation Enterprise. (ANI)

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