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Singapore and Africa strengthen ties in trade, aviation and education

Published on Aug 27, 2014 1:39 PM

SINGAPORE - The Singapore Government and several local organisations signed a series of agreements on Wednesday with parties from Burkina Faso, Ivory Coast and Kenya, among others, that will expand relations between Singapore and Africa in areas randing from aviation to education.

The deals were all signed at the Africa Singapore Business Forum.

First, Singapore's Second Minister for Trade and Industry, Mr S Iswaran, signed bilateral investment treaties with Burkina Faso and Ivory Coast.

These deals are aimed at protecting investor interest and opening up more business and investment opportunities between Singapore and the two countries.

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