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PRESS RELEASE: WORKING VISIT BY YAB PRIME MINISTER TO THE REPUBLIC OF SINGAPORE IN CONJUCTION WITH SINGAPORE BICENTENNIAL NATIONAL DAY PARADE 9 AUGUST 2019, SINGAPORE

WORKING VISIT BY YAB PRIME MINISTER TO THE REPUBLIC OF SINGAPORE

 IN CONJUCTION WITH

SINGAPORE BICENTENNIAL NATIONAL DAY PARADE

 9 AUGUST 2019, SINGAPORE

 

YAB Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad, Prime Minister of Malaysia will undertake a Working Visit to the Republic of Singapore on 9 August 2019, at the invitation of His Excellency Lee Hsien Loong, Prime Minister of the Republic of Singapore in conjunction with Singapore Bicentennial National Day Parade on 9 August 2019.

 

YAB Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad will be accompanied by YABhg Tun Dr Siti Hasmah Mohd Ali; YB Dato’ Saifuddin Abdullah, Foreign Minister of Malaysia; and senior officials from the Prime Minister’s Office as well as Wisma Putra.

 

The ceremony will also be attended by His Majesty Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Mu’izzaddin Waddaulah, Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Negara Brunei Darussalam and President Joko Widodo from the Republic of Indonesia.

 

The Bicentennial National Day Parade 2019 is a historic event to commemorate the 200th anniversary of Stamford Raffles’ arrival in Singapore. The visit symbolises the close bilateral relations between the countries. Malaysia and Singapore enjoy 54 years of diplomatic ties and have maintained good relations as closest neighbours, as well as partners in ASEAN.

 

PUTRAJAYA

8 AUGUST 2019