Advertisement

  • News
  • Columns
  • Interviews
  • BW Communities
  • Events
  • BW TV
  • Subscribe to Print
BW Businessworld

Dr Jitendra Singh Meets His Singaporean Counterpart; Discusses Bilateral Ties

The strategic partnership between India and Singapore has shown its resilience and both sides look forward to further strengthening this important relationship

Photo Credit :

1664450797_9VxbLu_image001S7IM.jpg

Union MoS Science and Technology, Dr Jitendra Singh met his Singaporean counterpart, Loh Khum Yean, who is currently on a 2-day visit to India.

Singh told the Singaporean delegation that India and Singapore are closely collaborating in cutting edge areas that will shape the future in the context of accelerating technological disruption - fintech, information technology, cyber security, skill development, smart city solutions and renewable energy and food security.

It was discussed, the strategic partnership between India and Singapore has shown its resilience and both sides look forward to further strengthening this important relationship in areas like trade, defence, science and innovation, education, governance and the digital economy.

While Yean told that Singapore has emerged as the top source nation in terms of foreign direct investment (FDI) equity flows into India for the financial year 2021-22. The amount of FDI inflow from Singapore to India in fiscal year 2022 was estimated to be almost 16 billion US dollars.

Both the sides also discussed to firm up the Exchange Program of Civil Services and visit by PM Excellence Awardees to Singaporean Institutes of Excellence.


Tags assigned to this article:
Dr Jitendra Singh Loh Khum Yean India-Singapore Ties