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Singapore FM holds bilateral talks with Sushma Swaraj

ANI | Updated: Oct 31, 2017 18:24 IST

New Delhi [India] October 31 (ANI): Singapore Foreign Minister Dr. Vivian Balakrishnan met his Indian counterpart Sushma Swaraj on Tuesday and had bilateral talks with her on issues of mutual interest to both countries.

The talks were conducted under the framework of the Joint Ministerial Committee.

Both sides discussed a wide range of bilateral issues of shared interests and mutual concerns.

In particular, they reviewed the upcoming high-level exchanges, commemoration of the celebration of the 50th anniversary of ASEAN and 25 years of India-ASEAN dialogue partnership, cooperation in political, defence and security fields, trade and investment, cooperation in tourism and culture, connectivity and other aspects of partnership.

They also exchanged views on issues of mutual interest at regional and multilateral levels, including cooperation at UN and International organisations.

On November 1, Balakrishnan would visit Guwahati where he would meet Assam Chief Minister Sarbanda Sonawal and witness the signing of agreements to kick start the North East Skills Centre (NESC) project in Guwahati.

India and Singapore will exchange a series of ministerial visits over the next month. (ANI)