Our friendship anchored by strong people-to-people ties – President Yacob
President Ranil Wickremesinghe who is on an official visit to Singapore had fruitful discussions with President Halimah Yacob yesterday, covering food security, renewable energy, and regional economic cooperation, amongst others topics.
The Singapore President said in a note on her official Facebook page that the two leaders had fruitful discussions covering food security, renewable energy, and regional economic cooperation, amongst other topics.
“Our friendship is anchored by strong people-to-people ties and cooperation across various sectors. There is much scope to deepen our ties. I wish President Wickremesinghe a productive visit in Singapore,” she noted in her post.
Meanwhile, in a significant step towards reinforcing bilateral ties, Singapore’s Defence Minister Dr. Ng Eng Hen, called on President Wickremesinghe yesterday.
The meeting focused on amplifying security and defence collaboration between the two nations.
The discussions between Minister Ng Eng Hen and President Wickremesinghe underscored the paramount importance of strengthening security partnerships in the South Asian region.
Singapore’s Defence Minister and President Wickremesinghe highlighted the necessity for consistent communication and coordination to effectively address common security concerns.
Both nations are set to harness their respective strengths to create a synergistic partnership that enhances the security landscape in the region.
President Wickremesinghe also met Singapore’s Minister for Sustainability and Environment Grace Fu Hai Yien.
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