Dikshit meets Singapore PM
Delhi Chief Minister Smt. Sheila Dikshit today called on visiting Singapore Prime Minister Mr. Lee Hsien Loong at Hotel Taj Palace, New Delhi. Mr. Loong is on a visit to New Delhi. Smt. Dikshit and Mr.Loong had discussions on a few bilateral issues. They further exchanged views on the issues concerning management of civic services in a city state/city nation. Singapore is a city nation whereas the Capital City Delhi is a city state.
Dikshit apprised him of Delhi's unique administrative set up, increasing population and pressure on civic services. She also expressed gratitude to visiting Singapore Prime Minister for rendering constructive cooperation in setting up a Greenfield Skill Development Institute at Jaunapur in South Delhi. The Institute is being set up on the lines of a world class Institute at Singapore called ITE. The Institute at New Delhi would not only go a long way in skill development of the youth but would also train the trainers. Further, Singapore is also helping Delhi in setting up of a modern water recycling plant with capacity 40 MGD per day. Smt. Dikshit added that her Government would be eager to set up such more plants after assessment of the results of the first plant.
Smt. Dikshit referred to her last visit to Singapore where marvelous infrastructural development has taken place. Mr. Loong appreciated the green cover of Delhi and assured of cooperation on behalf of his Government for possible cooperation in different fields.
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