Indian and Singapore are actively engaged in promoting the Act East policy, said New Delhi’s envoy to Singapore, Jawed Ashraf. “There is a great deal of anticipation and expectations on what Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s vision is about the Indo-Pacific region,” Ashraf told ANI in an interview.
“We have strong bilateral relationships and a productive, meaningful partnership in the international platform. Singapore is really a springboard, a gateway to South East Asia. It is also a very important defence partner of India.
We have the longest running uninterrupted naval exercises and we train together every year, across the three wings of the armed forces,” said Ashraf.
The four pillars of the India-Singapore partnership are strategic, economic, innovation and technology, human and cultural links, he added. Read More