New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday extended Independence Day greetings to Singapore.
"Greetings to the people of Singapore as they mark 50 years of Singapore's independence. @SG50 @leehsienloong," Prime Minister Modi said in a series of tweets.
"On the occasion of their National Day, I convey my greetings to the people of Singapore. Ties between India and Singapore are very special. This year we are celebrating 50 years of a robust and comprehensive partnership with Singapore, a partnership that has grown tremendously with the passage of time," he added.
— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) August 9, 2015
The Prime Minister also said that people of India have tremendous goodwill towards people of Singapore.
"Several people of Indian origin have made Singapore their home. Singapore's expertise in sectors such as urban development, coastal development, affordable housing etc. is deeply respected," he said.
"I have had productive meetings with President Tony Tan and PM Lee Hsien Loong and other senior functionaries from Singapore. We are confident that our relationship will scale new heights in the years to come," he added.