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Singapore PM visits Gurgaon, meets Hooda

Prime minister of Singapore Lee Hsien Loong on Thursday visited Gurgaon and evinced keen interest in the industrial development of the area. Loong, who is leading a delegation, also met chief minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda in Gurgaon who apprised him about various developmental strides taken by the state.

chandigarh Updated: Dec 20, 2012 18:28 IST

Prime minister of Singapore Lee Hsien Loong on Thursday visited Gurgaon and evinced keen interest in the industrial development of the area.


Loong, who is leading a delegation, also met chief minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda in Gurgaon who apprised him about various developmental strides taken by the state.

The members of the delegation led by Loong were also apprised about Gurgaon-Manesar Development Plan-2031 and other development works, especially public transport system.

Loong was informed that Gurgaon has already been connected with Delhi metro and in the near future metro rail service would be extended upto Manesar.

At present, with a view to facilitate the residents of Gurgaon, the work on rapid metro rail line was in progress. He expressed satisfaction over the manner in which it was being developed and was happy to know about the future projects in Gurgaon.

He said that work was in progress to provide metro service in Faridabad. Also, metro rail service had been sanctioned for Bahadurgarh. Rapid rail would run upto Panipat, added Hooda.