On Wednesday 29th January 2013 a high level delegation from the Ministry of Trade and Industry led by the Second Minister for Trade and Industry Mr. S. Iswaran. Mr. Iswaran also serves as a Minister in the Prime Minister’s Office and a Second Minister in the Ministry of Home Affairs. The delegation discussed strengthening of ties between Gujarat and Singapore. The High Commissioner of Singapore to India, Mr. Lim Thuan Kuan was present during the meeting.
The delegation stated that seeing the development in Gujarat, Singapore and the Singaporean companies are keen to partner with Gujarat and strengthen ties in a variety of sectors such as medical technology, electronics, urban development, port city development, waste management, water treatment realising technology and petroleum energy among other things. Shri Narendra Modi invited Singapore to partner the 2015 Vibrant Gujarat Summit. The Honourable Minister invited Shri Modi to visit Singapore.
Present on the occasion were ACS Industry Shri Maheshwar Sahu, ACS Ports Shri HK Dash, Shri BB Swain and Shri AK Sharma.