Amit Shah, Singapore Home Minister Discuss Bilateral, Regional Issues of Mutual Interest

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New Delhi. Union Home Minister Amit Shah and the Minister for Home Affairs and Law of Singapore K Shanmugam met in New Delhi on August 31 and discussed bilateral and regional issues of mutual interest.

Amit Shah noted that India-Singapore relations are based on shared values and approaches, economic opportunities and convergence of interest on key issues.

He further noted that following the visit of Prime Minister Narendra Modi to Singapore last year a new momentum was added to the Strategic Partnership between the two countries.

Home Minister Shanmugam, on his part, also emphasised the importance Singapore attaches to its relations with India.

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The two leaders also exchanged views and concerns on the challenges posed by terrorism and extremism. They agreed to strengthen the existing bilateral institutional mechanisms on security issues.

Both sides also agreed to enhance cooperation in dealing with trans-national organized crimes including drug trafficking and economic offences.

Singaporean Minister Shanmugam invited Amit Shah to visit Singapore.

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