Chief minister of Penang calls on PM

PENANG Chief Minister Lim Guan Eng, who is in Singapore to meet investors, called on Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong at the Istana yesterday.

He was accompanied by Deputy Chief Minister P. Ramasamy and Mr Liew Chin Tong, the MP for Bukit Bendera.
A statement from the Prime Minister’s Office said they discussed the regional economic situation and opportunities for business collaboration between Singapore and Penang.

Mr Lee told the Penang Chief Minister that he encouraged more links and economic exchanges between Singapore and Penang, while Mr Lim said he welcomed Singapore to invest more in the north Malaysian state.

The meeting is in line with Singapore’s efforts to nurture friendly ties with Malaysia, both at the national level and at the state level, said the statement.

Straits Times

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