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WORKING VISIT OF HIS EXCELLENCY DR VIVIAN BALAKRISHNAN, MINISTER FOR FOREIGN AFFAIRS OF THE REPUBLIC OF SINGAPORE TO MALAYSIA 17 – 19 MAY 2022

WORKING VISIT OF HIS EXCELLENCY DR VIVIAN BALAKRISHNAN, MINISTER FOR FOREIGN AFFAIRS OF THE REPUBLIC OF SINGAPORE TO MALAYSIA 17 – 19 MAY 2022

 

The Minister of Foreign Affairs, YB Dato’ Sri Saifuddin Abdullah will host the Minister for Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Singapore, His Excellency Dr Vivian Balakrishnan in conjunction with his working visit to Malaysia from 17 to 19 May 2022.

YB Dato’ Sri Saifuddin and His Excellency Dr Vivian Balakrishnan are scheduled to meet and exchange views on broad ranging bilateral, regional and international issues of common interest. During the visit, His Excellency Dr Vivian Balakrishnan is also scheduled to have an audience with the Sultan of Perak, HRH Sultan Nazrin Muizzuddin Shah ibni Almarhum Sultan Azlan Muhibbuddin Shah Al-Maghfur-Lah; and meet with Senior Minister of Defence, YB Dato’ Seri Hishammuddin Hussein; Chairman of National Recovery Council, YB Tan Sri Dato’ Haji Mahiaddin Haji Md Yassin; as well as Menteri Besar of Terengganu, YAB Dato’ Seri Dr Ahmad Samsuri Mokhtar.

The visit by His Excellency Dr Vivian Balakrishnan will provide an excellent opportunity for Malaysia and Singapore to further strengthen the longstanding relations and multifaceted cooperation between the two countries.

In 2021, Singapore was Malaysia's 2nd largest trading partner and the largest within ASEAN with total trade amounting to RM267.11 billion (USD64.43 billion), an increase of 25.2 percent, compared to the recorded value in 2020.

 

 

PUTRAJAYA

16 May 2022