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PM Modi embarks on 3-nation visit to boost Act East Policy

ANI  |  New Delhi [India] 

Modi on Tuesday embarked on his five-day, three-nation visit to Singapore, Indonesia, and to boost the Act East Policy.

He took to his account to inform that the visit is aimed at enhancing India's relations and engagements with all the three countries, which forms (ASEAN).

While it will be Modi's first visit to Indonesia, it will be his third to

will begin his visit to where he will be holding detailed discussions with in He will also interact with Officers and the Indian community in

Prime Minister Modi will address the Indian gathering in Event is reportedly schedule to take place at 4 pm local time. Almost 3000 registrations have come up for this event as of now, that is, when the copy was written.

It will be followed by a brief stopover at Malaysia's Kuala Lumpur, where Prime Minister will congratulate the newly elected Prime Minister of Dr.

While in Singapore, Prime Minister Modi plans to focus on developing a bilateral partnership in several areas including financial technology, skill development, urban planning and

Further leaders of both countries will hold discussions on possible business and investment opportunities.

Prime Minister is scheduled to visit the India-enterprise and innovation exhibition. Later he will address a business and community event followed by a roundtable meeting with select top CEOs of to discuss business and investment opportunities.

On Friday, he will call on his Singaporean Further, he is scheduled to hold delegation-level talks with Singapore's Prime Minister followed by a visit to where he shall hold an interactive session with students.

Later in evening, Prime Minister Modi will deliver a keynote address at Shangri-La Dialogue and will also be the first Indian leader to do so.

"It would be an opportunity to articulate India's point of view on regional security issues and maintenance of peace and stability in the region" the post read.

The next day, Prime Minister Modi will unveil a plaque at Clifford Pier, where Gandhiji's ashes were immersed in the sea on 27 March 1948.

He is also expected to visit some specific places which share the features of Indus civilisation.

Prime Minister would conclude his visit by going to in Singapore where he shall visit Indian Naval Ship INS Satpura and interact with officers and sailors of the and

has previously visited Singapore on two occasions - in March 2015 to attend the state funeral of the city state's and then again in November the same year for his first official visit.

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First Published: Tue, May 29 2018. 13:25 IST