11/14/2017 12:31:22 PM
|written By : Team India Se|
Singapore is keen on starting new ventures in Tamil Nadu and strengthening its ties with India.
"Singapore accounts for 3.4 per cent of India's foreign trade and is keen on starting new ventures in Tamil Nadu for improving trade and business," said Singapore's Consul General in Chennai, Roy Kho.
"India is a investment friendly and especially Tamil Nadu was known for its investment friendly policies, amazing architecture, rich culture," he said while meeting Tamil Nadu Governor Banwarilal Purohit in Chennai last week.
"Both the countries share close and friendly relations for centuries together in trade, culture, industry, education, commerce," a Raj Bhavan press release quoted the diplomat as saying.
The population of Indians in Singapore is about nine per cent, Kho said, adding that out of them a majority were from Tamil Nadu and Kerala.
Tamil Nadu looks forward to many more investments and agreements for promotion of tourism, educational exchange programmes and for sharing knowledge and technology, the governor said.