PM Modi arrives in New Delhi after his 3-nation tour

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived at the Indira Gandhi International airport in New Delhi on Saturday after concluding his five days, three-nation visit to Indonesia, Malaysia, and Singapore.

Prime Minister Modi visited the three nations which are part of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) to boost the Act East policy.

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During his visit, he met Indonesian President Joko Widodo and discussed a range of bilateral issues including shared economic ties, academic and science cooperation, fostering tourism and culture, and maritime relations.

The two countries further signed 15 Memoranda of Understanding. Prime Minister Modi was also accorded ceremonial honour at Istana Merdeka.

He then had a brief stopover in Malaysia to call on his newly-elected Malaysian counterpart Dr. Mahathir Mohamad in Putrajaya.

Further, in the last leg of Prime Minister’s visit, he went to Singapore where he called on Singaporean counterpart Lee Hsien Loong.

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The two countries inked a total of 14 MoUs. There Prime Minister Modi highlighted his government’s initiative for Digital India as he launched the ‘Bhim’ mobile phone application, RuPay, and UPI-based remittance app in collaboration with the State Bank of India.

(With ANI Inputs)

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