Modi to deliver keynote address at Shangri-La Dialogue, hold bilateral talks with Singapore PM
Prime Minister Narendra Modi with Singapore’s premier Lee Hsien Loong (Photograph: Reuters)
- Convention organiser welcomes resolution to have Modi as keynote speaker
- Talks between Modi, Singapore PM to give attention to maritime safety, cooperation in Indo-Pacific: Sources
- Modi’s go to will final three days: Could 31 to June 2
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will ship the keynote handle on the Shangri-La Dialogue in Singapore on June 1.
The Worldwide Institute for Strategic Research (IISS), which runs the convention for the Authorities of Singapore, has welcomed the choice to have Modi because the keynote speaker.
When the announcement was made in November 2017, Tim Huxley, the manager director of IISS-Asia, mentioned, “We’re very happy that Prime Minister Modi will converse on the Shangri-La Dialogue subsequent yr.”
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“The choice of India’s prime minister to talk to defence and safety leaders from throughout the Asia-Pacific area underlines the significance of India’s Act East coverage,” he mentioned. “We all know Prime Minister Modi’s speech will likely be eagerly anticipated within the area.”
The IISS-Shangri-La Dialogue, first convened in 2002, is an annual assembly for defence ministers, army chiefs and top-ranking defence officers from throughout the Asia-Pacific and different nations “vitally involved with the area’s safety”, in accordance with the IISS.
INDIA-SINGAPORE BILATERAL TALKS
Throughout a three-day go to (Could 31-June 2), Modi will maintain bilateral talks with Singapore premier Lee Hsien Loong on the morning of June 1.
Sources say the assembly between the 2 leaders will likely be important, with a variety of give attention to maritime safety and cooperation within the Indo-Pacific.
There’s more likely to be some main announcement.
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