PM Modi Returns to India After Diplomatic Singapore Visit

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday, 15 November, returned to India after attending the ASEAN-India Breakfast Summit and East Asia Summit in Singapore.

PM Modi, while addressing the plenary session of the East Asia Summit, spoke on enhancing multilateral cooperation, economic and cultural ties among member nations. He reiterated India's commitment to a peaceful and prosperous Pacific region.

The Prime Minister on Wednesday also met US Vice President Mike Pence in Singapore on the sidelines of the summits. The two leaders discussed defence cooperation during the bilateral meet.

  • PM Modi was in Singapore to attend the ASEAN-India Breakfast Summit and East Asia Summit (EAS) and Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) Summit

  • “India strongly values the close ties with ASEAN nations,” Modi had tweeted ahead of the visit

  • Prime Minister Modi also had a bilateral meeting with his Singapore counterpart Lee

Prime Minister Modi to Meet Global Leaders

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will have a number of high-profile multilateral and bilateral meetings with global leaders including US Vice President Mike Pence and Singapore premier Lee Hsein Loong during his two-day visit beginning Wednesday, Indian officials said Tuesday.

Modi Meets the Indian Community in Singapore

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PM Modi Delivers Keynote Address at Singapore Fintech Festival

Addressing a gathering of 30,000 people in Singapore at the Fintech Festival, Prime Minister Modi said that it is an honour for him to be the first head of the government to deliver the keynote address.

PM Modi delivers keynote address at Singapore Fintech Festival.

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"“It is an acknowledgment of the financial revolution sweeping through India & transforming the lives of 1.3 billion people.”" - PM Narendra Modi in Singapore

During the address, Modi stressed upon his government’s “mission of inclusive development” and said that his government made financial inclusion a reality.

“Financial inclusion has become a reality for 1.3 billion Indians. We have generated more than 1.2 billion biometric identities in just a few years,” he added.

Modi Boasts of Digital Growth in India

Speaking at the Fintech Festival, Modi said, “Rapidly rising digital transactions in India powered by Rupay & BHIM. Today, 128 banks in India are connected to UPI. Transactions on UPI grew 1,500 times in the last 24 months. Every month, the value of transaction is growing by over 30 percent,” Modi said.

Prime Minister Modi Launches APIX

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PM Modi launches APIX - online global fintech marketplace, at the Singapore Fintech Festival.

PM Modi Holds Bilateral Talks With US Vice President Mike Pence

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and US Vice President Mike Pence held talks on Wednesday on a wide range of bilateral and global issues of mutual interests including defence and trade cooperation, ways to counter terrorism and the need for maintaining a free and open Indo-Pacific.

The two leaders had a warm meeting on the sidelines of the East Asia Summit here, Ministry of External Affairs spokesman Raveesh Kumar said.

They had “productive discussion on all aspects of global strategic partnership based on growing convergence of interests on regional and global issues,” he said.

Pence referred to the upcoming 10th anniversary of the deadly Mumbai terror attack on 26 November and hailed cooperation between the two countries on countering terrorism, Foreign Secretary Vijay Gokhale told reporters after the meeting.

Modi thanked Pence and reminded him that in one way or other all the traces and all leads in the global terror attacks ultimately leads to a "single source and single place of origin", without naming any country or organisation.

PM Modi Meets Singaporean & Australian Counterparts

Prime Minister Narendra Modi holds bilateral meetings with his Singaporean, Australian and Thai counterparts on the sidelines of East Asia Summit in Singapore.

PM Modi interacting with Thai PM, Prayut Chan-o-cha on the sidelines ASEAN meet.
PM Modi interacting with Thai PM, Prayut Chan-o-cha on the sidelines ASEAN meet.
PM Modi interacting with Australian PM, Scott Morrison on the sidelines ASEAN meet.
PM Modi interacting with Australian PM, Scott Morrison on the sidelines ASEAN meet.
PM Modi interacting with Singaporean PM, Lee Hsien Loong on the sidelines ASEAN meet.
PM Modi interacting with Singaporean PM, Lee Hsien Loong on the sidelines ASEAN meet.

PM Modi Attends Plenary Session of 13th East Asia Summit

Prime Minister Narendra Modi attends the plenary session of 13th East Asia Summit in Singapore.

Modi addressed the session on enhancing multilateral cooperation, economic and cultural ties among member nations. He reiterated India's commitment to a peaceful and prosperous Pacific region.

PM Modi Returns to India After Singapore Visit

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday, 15 November, returned to India after attending the ASEAN-India Breakfast Summit and East Asia Summit in Singapore.

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