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PM Modi accorded ceremonial welcome at Istana Merdeka

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was accorded ceremonial welcome at Istana, the official residence of the of the Republic of on Friday.

Modi called on

of Loong was also present during the event.

Prime Minister Modi and his Singaporean counterpart Loong will be inking and exchange of MoUs and joint press statements.

After the joint presser, Prime Minister Lee will host an official lunch in honour of Prime Minister Modi.

Prime Minister Modi will next visit the Nanyang Technical University, which is ranked the best technological university and is considered a leading centre for research in (AI). He will interact with the and the board members of the university.

Following this, Prime Minister Modi will deliver the keynote address of the Shangri-La Dialogue, which will be the first address by an Indian Prime Minister.

Prime Minister Modi landed in Singapore on Thursday, where he received a rousing welcome from the crowd, most of them Indian, as he reached on arriving in Singapore.

A range of Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed between and Singapore in the presence of the heads of various conglomerates during the event at Convention Centre in Singapore.

Prime Minister addressed the business-cum-community event named 'Anushasanam', where various heads of both Indian and Indonesian companies were present.

A total of 14 to and to Government were signed in the event.

B & B2G documents were announced in the event.

A project between and ITE Education Services Singapore was introduced in the event as part of a number of Indian institutes of skills will be set up.

While promoting the initiative Singapore and (ASEAN), a Memorandum of Understanding was signed between (CII), (SMF) and (SBF).

Further another project between of (NSDC) and was launched to focus on developing skills in future.

A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed between NSDC, Singapore Polytechnic, and to establish trainer and assessor academies in India.

Another MoU was signed between and venture for skill training.

Confederation of Indian Industries (CII) and (SCE) signed a MoU for wastewater management and recycling in the presence of CII and SCE's

CII signed another MoU with on creating and training family businesses.

Further, a statement of Intent was signed between (PIIMA), (IITAAS), (TiE), Data of India (DSCI) , and The of - (ISBAA) to support India's innovation and entrepreneurship ecosystem on supporting India's innovation and entrepreneurship and promoting India's efforts towards innovation abroad.

A MoU was signed between of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) and Food Industry Asia (FIA) for cooperation in food processing, safety, and capacity-building.

of Commerce & Industry (FICCI) and, Singapore Space Technology Association, (SSTA) signed a MoU for commercial collaboration in the space sector and the development of the Singapore space industry.

The (IEG) and (ACI), LKY of Public Policy signed a MoU for joint research on competitiveness assessments and public policy.

Further, (NSDC) and (ES) signed a MoU to support investments by Singapore skills training providers in India.

A MoU was signed between (CII) and (SBF) on business exposure in India and Singapore.

Finally, CII signed a MoU with WateROAM on in India (providing young Singapore start-ups opportunities in India.)

Before Singapore, Prime Minister visited and in a bid to enhance India's relations and engagements with the three countries, who are members of the ASEAN.

In Indonesia, 15 MoUs between the two countries were signed and in Kuala Lampur, he met with the newly appointed Malaysian Prime Minister,

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First Published: Fri, June 01 2018. 09:36 IST