(MENAFN- Trend News Agency)
External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar on Friday called on
Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong here and also met several
leaders and his counterparts from the Commonwealth nations to
discuss bilateral ties and geopolitical trends.
Jaishankar arrived here on Wednesday on a four-day visit to
attend the 26th Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM).
He will be representing Prime Minister Narendra Modi at the summit
on June 24-25.
“Pleasure to call on PM @leehsienloong of Singapore. An
interesting discussion on geopolitical trends,” he said in a
Jaishankar also called on Presidents of Maldives and Uganda
Ibrahim Solih and Yoweri Museveni and discussed the broad-based
bilateral cooperation with the two leaders.
He also met his counterparts from the UK, Namibia, Jamaica,
Sierra Leone and Cyprus and discussed a range of regional and
global issues with them.
“Great to catch up with my British counterpart Foreign Secretary
@trussliz. Always useful to exchange notes on the state of the
world,” he said in a tweet.
“Nice meeting Namibia Deputy PM and Min. of Intnl. Relations
Netumbo Nandi Ndaitwah. We noted the growing cooperation in health,
IT, defence and education. Discussed possibilities in fintech and
bio-diversity. Looking forward to receiving her in New Delhi,” he
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