Singapore hopes to advance bilateral ties with Malaysia based on existing agreements’

13-Jun-2018 Intellasia | | 6:02 AM Print This Post

Singapore deputy prime minister Teo Chee Hean called on prime minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad on the sidelines of the 24th International Conference on the Future of Asia in Japan.

“Both sides should continue to advance our bilateral ties on the basis of existing agreements,” said Teo who is also Singapore Coordinating minister for National Security in a statement issued here today.

Both leaders reaffirmed the longstanding and extensive bilateral relations between Singapore and Malaysia.

They noted the frequent interactions between ministers and senior officials of both countries.

Teo and Dr Mahathir agreed to explore new areas of collaboration, such as trade and investments, for mutual benefit.

They also exchanged views on regional and global developments.

Teo was accompanied by minister for Finance Heng Swee Keat.

Themed “Keeping Asia Open How to Achieve Prosperity and Stability”, the conference was organised by Nikkei Inc. in Tokyo.

Teo and Dr Mahathir agreed that both countries should continue to cooperate to strengthen Asean and safeguard regional stability and development.


Category: Singapore

Print This Post