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Maha CM calls on Singapore PM

Maha CM calls on Singapore PM

Mumbai: Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis today called on Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong on the concluding day of his three-day visit.

Fadnavis informed Loong about the growth story of Maharashtra and about important ongoing projects during the interaction this evening.

“The PM agreed to set up a joint working group headed by the CM and Singapore Minister S Iswaran to speed up assistance from Changi Airport for Pune and Nagpur Airport development as well as from Surbana Jurong for planning of Nagpur and Pune metro region,” a statement issued by the Chief Minister’s Office (CMO) said.

Fadnavis also met Singapore Deputy Prime Minister Tharman Shanmugaratnam this afternoon.

“Both leaders discussed collaboration in aviation sector and infrastructure projects. CM informed him about all ongoing projects and efforts in Maharashtra,” the CMO stated.

Earlier in the day, Fadnavis called on Singapore Minister for Trade and Industry S Iswaran.

“CM and Singapore Minister S Iswaran agreed to set up a joint working group to share knowledge, expertise and to speed up investment proposals in Pune and Nagpur Metro Region development,” the CMO said.

On the occasion, an MoU was signed in presence of the Chief Minister and Iswaran, between Changi Airport international Ltd and Maharashtra Airport Development Company (MADC) to establish an adequate framework to handle all co-operation in civil aviation sector.

The CM also interacted with leading industry leaders from aviation, banks, infrastructure, urban developers, electronics and engineering sector at a business round table.

—PTI