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Mukherjee greets Singapore ahead of its National Day, seeks bilateral partnership growth

Pranab-Mukherjee

New Delhi, Aug 8 : President, Pranab Mukherjee has extended his greetings and felicitations to the Government and people of the Republic of Singapore on the eve of their National Day, which falls on August 9.

In his message to Dr. Tony Tan Keng Yam, the President of the Republic of Singapore, Mukherjee said, “On behalf of the Government, the people of India and on my own behalf, I extend my warm greetings and felicitations to you and to the people of Singapore on the occasion of your National Day,”

“India and Singapore share civilisational and historical links. An important chapter of India’s freedom struggle was enacted in Singapore. Our countries have a robust and multifaceted relationship which has fostered our bilateral and regional engagement. As we celebrate 50 years of diplomatic relations between our two countries, it gives me immense pleasure to note the substantive enhancement of our bilateral cooperation in various fields. I am confident that this partnership will continue to grow and strengthen to our mutual advantage and for the benefit of our region,” he added

“I take this opportunity to convey my best wishes for the continued progress and prosperity of the friendly people of Singapore,” he further denoted. (ANI)