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PM appreciates Hamid Ansari, says it reflects his skill, patience & intellect to be able to function as RS Chairman for 10 years

The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, today appreciated Vice President Shri Hamid Ansari, saying that it reflects his skill, patience and intellect, to be able to function as Chairman of the Rajya Sabha for 10 years, where one has to be calm in all situations. 


Speaking at the farewell function in Parliament for Shri Hamid Ansari, the Prime Minister said that the long public life of Shri Ansari has been without any controversy. 

The Prime Minister said that Shri Ansari's family has been in public life for generations. He particularly recalled Brigadier Usman, who had embraced martyrdom defending the nation in 1948. 



The Prime Minister suggested that Shri Ansari, with his long experience of running the Rajya Sabha, should pen down his thoughts on how the functioning of the Upper House can be made more effective. 

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Mr. Goh Chok Tong, Emeritus Senior Minister of Singapore calls on PM
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Mr. Goh Chok Tong, Emeritus Senior Minister of Singapore calls on PM

Mr. Goh Chok Tong, Emeritus Senior Minister of Singapore, called on Prime Minister Narendra Modi today. 

The Prime Minister warmly recalled their long association, and congratulated Mr. Goh Chok Tong on assuming charge as the Chairman of the Governing Board of Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy earlier this year. 


The Prime Minister welcomed the momentum imparted by the exchange of several high-level visits between India and Singapore in recent years, and appreciated the strengthening of the bilateral relationship in all sectors, including Trade & Investment, Connectivity, and Defence & Security. 


The Prime Minister said that Singapore has a special place in India’s Act East Policy, built on the foundation of strong India-ASEAN relationship. The Prime Minister credited Mr. Goh Chok Tong as an early and strong votary of ASEAN’s engagement with India. 

The two leaders also discussed regional and global issues of mutual interest.