"Singapore accounts for 3.4 per cent of India's foreign trade and is keen on starting new ventures in Tamil Nadu for improving trade and business," Republic of Singapore in Chennai, Consul General, Roy Kho said.
During his brief interaction with Tamil Nadu Governor Banwarilal Purohit, Kho said, "India is a investment friendly and especially Tamil Nadu was known for its investment friendly policies, amazing architecture, rich culture."
Noting that Singapore was the second largest foreign investor in India, the consul general said that India and Singapore have marked 50 years of diplomatic relations.
"Both the countries share close and friendly relations for centuries together in trade, culture, industry, education, commerce", a Raj Bhavan release quoted him as saying.
Tamil Nadu looks forward to many more investments and MoUs for promotion of tourism, educational exchange programmes and for sharing knowledge and technology, Purohit said.