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PM Modi leaves for Singapore on final leg of two-nation visit

Kuala Lumpur, Nov. 23 : After a successful three-day visit in Malaysia, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday departed for the final leg of his tour to Singapore.

Trade, urban and skill development, defence co-operation and cyber security will be high on his agenda during the 2-day visit to Singapore.

The Prime Minister will deliver a lecture today where his Singapore counterpart Lee Hsien Loong and some other prominent leaders are expected to be present.

He will have a series of engagements tomorrow, including with the country’s President Tony Tan Keng Yam and the Prime Minister.

The two Prime Ministers will sign the India-Singapore Strategic Partnership to elevate bilateral relations and will also unveil a commemorative stamp to mark the 50th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between two countries.

Prime Minister Modi will lay a wreath at the Indian National Army memorial marker and visit Institute of Technical Education which is involved in skill development.

He will also address the India-Singapore Economic Convention, besides interacting with CEOs of Singapore to focus on the investment opportunities in India.

Before wrapping up his visit, the Prime Minister will address the Indian diaspora in Singapore as around 3 lakh 50,000 ethnic Indians stay there, which is about 9.1 percent of resident population of the country.

Following his two-day trip in Singapore, he will return to India on Wednesday night ahead of the Winter Session of Parliament which is set to begin on November 26. (ANI)