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New Delhi: Aiming to further bolster bilateral ties, India and Singapore inked nine accords on Tuesday. Prime Minister Narendra Modi on his two-day visit agreed on nine bilateral accords with the country.

The joint agreements would help develop enhanced and profound relations, said an official statement released after the meeting.

“Strategic partnership to deepen and broaden engagement in existing areas of cooperation and catalyse new ones ranging from political, defence and security cooperation to economic, cultural and people to people contact,” it read.

The statement also underscored the need to develop these relations as better regional steadiness could be achieved through united efforts of countries.

“The strategic partnership is also a framework to contribute to greater regional stability and growth,” it added.

Modi also tweeted about the meeting saying the discussions were productive and ideas were deliberated to develop further cooperation between the two Asian countries.

 

 

 

Two agreements on defence collaboration and loan of artefacts from India to Singapore were also signed. Executive plan documents on arts, culture and five memorandums of understandings (MoUs) on civil aviation, information exchange in the areas of development, urban planning, and fighting drug trafficking were also signed.

After the striking of the deals, Vikas Swarup, spokesperson of external affairs ministry of India tweeted that both the prime ministers understood the significance of culture between the two countries and exhilarated more exhibitions, exchanges and collaborations.

The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi and the Prime Minister of Singapore, Mr. Lee Hsien Loong jointly releasing the India Singapore stamps, in Istana, Singapore on November 24, 2015. (PIB)
The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi and the Prime Minister of Singapore, Mr. Lee Hsien Loong jointly releasing the India Singapore stamps, in Istana, Singapore on November 24, 2015. (PIB)

The two Prime Ministers also released two postal stamps displaying Rashtrapati Bhavan and Istana, the Singaporean presidential palace. The stamps were unveiled to mark the 50 years of diplomatic associations between the two nations.

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World Food India 2017: Netherlands to Participate as the ‘Focus Country’

To promote the grand event, Harsimrat Kaur Badal was in the Netherlands

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  • The World Food India 2017 is to be organized in Delhi from the 3rd to 5th November
  • Netherlands has recently announced itself participating as the ‘focus country.’ 
  • India and Netherland have good bilateral ties, and this is another significant step forward

August 26, 2017: The World Food India 2017 will be organized from 3rd to 5th November in New Delhi. On Wednesday, Netherlands declared that it wishes to participate as a ‘focus country.’

Martijn van Dam, Netherlands’ Minister of Agriculture, expressed the decision of Netherlands to be the ‘Focus Country’ at the 2017 World Food India to the Minister of Food Processing Harsimran Kaur Badal.

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A business, as well as official delegation, will be sent by Netherlands for the event organized in the capital of India.

To promote the grand event, Harsimrat Kaur Badal was in the Hague, Netherlands.

The objective of the World Food India 2017 is to explain the policy environment of India to the global food industry. It further seeks to establish India as a major player in the global industry and provide investment platforms.

Netherlands, being the ‘focus country’ at the event, will get to showcase its expertise and knowledge about the food processing sector. This will include seminars through the country.

Harsimrat Kau badal speaking to ANI, stated, “World Food India welcomes The Netherlands as Focus Country and hopes that participation from The Netherlands will help businesses from both sides to leverage each other’s strengths for mutual benefit.” She also highlighted that good bilateral relationship exists between India and Netherlands and this is another step forward.

Netherlands has invested close to US $6 billion into India in the last couple of years. India is also doing good business with over 200 companies from Netherlands. However, there is still so much more potential of development.


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