03 Jul '18, 12am

South Korean President to visit Singapore next week

SEOUL • South Korean President Moon Jae-in will make a state visit to Singapore from July 11 to 13, the presidential Blue House announced yesterday, in what will be the first of its kind since Mr Moon took office in May last year. Mr Moon will meet President Halimah Yacob and Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong to assess bilateral relations and discuss further cooperation, according to presidential office spokesman Kim Eui-kyeom. “Through his meeting with the President of Singapore and talks with the Prime Minister, President Moon will evaluate the result of cooperation between the two countries so far and discuss ways to enable future-oriented cooperation between the two countries based on such progress,” the spokesman said. PM Lee last met Mr Moon at a meeting on the sidelines of the 31st Asean Summit held in Manila last November. Mr Moon is also scheduled to give a speech to...

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