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PM Narendra Modi leaves for Singapore to attend East Asia Summit

Informing about his itinerary, Modi said that on Wednesday he will deliver the keynote address at the Singapore Fintech Festival.

Edited by: India TV News Desk, New Delhi [ Updated: November 13, 2018 22:57 IST ]

PM Narendra Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday left for Singapore. He is on a two-day visit to the country to participate in the ASEAN-India and East Asia Summits. He will also participate in the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership Leaders' Meeting.

“I will be visiting Singapore on 14-15 November, to participate in the ASEAN-India and East Asia Summits. In addition, I would also participate in the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership Leaders' Meeting,” PM Modi said and added, “My participation in these meetings symbolizes our continued commitment to strengthening our engagement with ASEAN Member States and with the wider Indo-Pacific region. I am looking forward to my interactions with other ASEAN and East Asia Summit Leaders.”

Informing about his itinerary, Modi said that on Wednesday he will deliver the keynote address at the Singapore Fintech Festival.

“On 14 November, I will have the honour to be the first Head of Government to deliver the keynote address at the Singapore Fintech Festival. As the world's largest event on financial technology, the Festival is the right forum not only to showcase India's strengths in this fast-growing sector but also to forge global partnerships for fostering innovation and growth,” PM said.

“During my visit, I will also have the opportunity to interact with the participants and winners of the joint India-Singapore Hackathon. It is my firm belief that if we provide the right encouragement and a nurturing ecosystem, our youth has the ability to become global leaders in providing solutions to the challenges facing humanity,” he added.

PM said that he is confident that his visit to Singapore will impart fresh momentum in the growing partnership between the two nations.

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