PM Modi meets Singapore leaders; conveys condolences on Lee's demise
 Source : Agencies  Date : 29-Mar-2015

Singapore, March 29: Prime Minister Narendra Modi ton Sunday met Singapore leaders and conveyed his condolences while underlining the importance of taking forward the initiatives in India inspired by late Lee Kuan Yew.

PM Modi arrived in Singapore this morning to attend the State Funeral Services of Singapore's first Prime Minister Lee Kuan, met Emeritus Senior Minister Goh Chok Tong and Deputy Prime Minister Tharman Shanmugaratnam on Sunday.

External Affairs Ministry spokesman Syed Akbaruddin told reporters that apart from conveying condolences, they discussed the prospects that in tune with the vision of late Lee, India and Singapore can work together further.

Prime Minister also met Israeli President Reuven Rivlin in Singapore and discussed the bilateral relations and the ways to take it forward.There is an invitation from Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu for Modi to visit Israel.

The two leaders discussed the healthy state of bilateral relation and how to take it forward.