Prime Minister Modi Leaves for a 4-day Trip to Malaysia, Singapore

Modi said the focus will be on trade ties and attracting investments to India. 

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressing a welcome rally in his honour at the Wembley Stadium in London. (Photo: Reuters)

Prime Minister Narendra Modi left for four-day visit to Malaysia and Singapore, during which the focus would be on building trade ties and attracting investments to India.

In Malaysia, Modi will be attending the ASEAN-India Summit tomorrow and the 10th East Asia Summit the next day, besides holding talks with Prime Minister Najib Razak and some other world leaders who would be attending the Summits.

He had said the ASEAN-India and East Asia Summits are being held at a critical juncture and “together, we will discuss the pressing security issues. The looming threat of terror and the prevailing situation in West Asia will also be a part of the discussions.”

In Singapore, Modi will hold deliberations with Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong on ways to enhance bilateral ties on the occasion of commemoration of 50th anniversary of diplomatic ties.

With regard to the East Asia Summit, he said India attaches a lot of importance to it. In a series of Facebook posts, the Prime Minister explained his vision for the trip. 

Malaysia is at the core of our ‘Act East Policy.’ Since 2010, India has a strategic partnership with Malaysia. Malaysia...

Posted by Narendra Modi on Thursday, 19 November 2015

On Saturday, 21st November I will participate in the ASEAN-India Summit. India’s partnership with ASEAN nations has...

Posted by Narendra Modi on Thursday, 19 November 2015

The 10th East Asia Summit will be held on 22nd November 2015. India attaches a lot of importance to this Summit; in each...

Posted by Narendra Modi on Thursday, 19 November 2015

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