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Assam Chief Minister Dr Himanta Biswa Sarma Receives Prestigious Lee Kuan Yew Exchange Fellowship from Singapore


Assam’s Chief Minister, Dr Himanta Biswa Sarma, has been honored with Singapore’s highly prestigious Lee Kuan Yew Exchange Fellowship in recognition of his distinguished contributions to public service. This esteemed award highlights Sarma’s significant role in championing development and international harmony.

Expressing his profound gratitude, Chief Minister Sarma views this award as a testament to Assam’s growing global stature. The Fellowship, established in 1991 as a tribute to Singapore’s founding Prime Minister, Lee Kuan Yew, is conferred upon individuals who have made outstanding contributions to their nation’s development and bilateral relations with Singapore.

As a Lee Kuan Yew Fellow, Sarma has also received an invitation to visit Singapore, further strengthening the ties between Assam and Singapore. This accolade underscores the global recognition of his dedicated efforts in advancing Assam’s progress and fostering international cooperation.