Modi holds bilateral talks with Singapore PM

Singapore: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday held bilateral talks with his Singaporean counterpart Lee Hsien Loong during which crucial decisions are expected to be taken on trade and investment between Indian and the southeast Asian city state.

“Learning from the ‘Singapore Story’. PM @narendramodi and PM @leehsienloong hold official talks,” Vikas Swarup, spokesperson of the external affairs ministry, tweeted.

After his arrival here from Malaysia on Monday, Modi was hosted for a dinner by Prime Minister Lee in an Indian restaurant at the Little India locality in Singapore.

Earlier on Tuesday, Modi was accorded a ceremonial welcome at Istana, the presidential palace, following which he met Singapore President Tony Tan Keng Yam and Emeritus Senior Minister Goh Chok Tong.