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Singapore has shared update with Delhi government: MEA on Arvind Kejriwal's visit row | India News

Singapore has shared replace with Delhi authorities: MEA on Arvind Kejriwal’s go to row | Information

New Delhi: Amid Arvind Kejriwal’s request for political clearance to attend World Cities Summit in Singapore, the Ministry of Exterior Affairs (MEA) Thursday (July 28) mentioned that the host authorities has shared updates and adjustments in its invitation with the Delhi authorities. “Singapore authorities has shared an replace with the Delhi govt on the invitation prolonged to it. You may attain out to the Delhi govt for extra on it,” Ministry of Exterior Affairs spokesperson Arindam Bagchi was quoted as saying by ANI. Bagchi additionally mentioned that that they had obtained a request for Delhi chief minister’s political clearance on July 21.

The event comes after Delhi Lieutenant Governor VK Saxena had rejected the proposal relating to the Delhi CM’s Singapore go to after which Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia had mentioned the Kejriwal authorities will method the Ministry of Exterior Affairs (MEA). “The LG has suggested Kejriwal to not attend the convention since it’s a convention of mayors. The chief ministers of different states have attended this convention prior to now. Even the prime minister goes for state-related points. That is imply politics at work. We are going to now method the Ministry of Exterior Affairs instantly for political clearance and hope that they may settle for our request,” Sisodia had mentioned. 

Earlier, Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal had written to Prime Minister Narendra Modi over the pending clearance for his international go to. “I’m not a prison, I’m a chief minister and a free citizen of the nation. There was no authorized foundation to cease me from visiting Singapore, so there seems to be a political motive behind this,” the AAP convenor had mentioned. In June, Kejriwal was invited by Excessive Commissioner of Singapore Simon Wong to the World Cities Summit to be held within the first week of August.

(With company inputs)

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