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Commander of US Pacific Fleet in Singapore on introductory visit

Published on Jan 21, 2014 12:42 PM
 
The Commander of the United States Pacific Fleet Admiral Harry Harris called on Defence Minister Ng Eng Hen on Jan 21, 2014, as part of his three-day introductory visit to Singapore. -- PHOTO: MINDEF 

The Commander of the United States Pacific Fleet Admiral (ADM) Harry Harris called on Defence Minister Ng Eng Hen on Tuesday morning as part of his three-day introductory visit to Singapore.

He had earlier called on Chief of Navy Rear-Admiral Ng Chee Peng after inspecting a Guard of Honour.

ADM Harris is in Singapore from Jan 20 to 22. He will be visiting the Changi Command and Control Centre at Changi Naval Base later Tuesday.

In a statement, the Defence Ministry said that ADM Harris' visit "underscores the excellent and long-standing defence relationship between Singapore and the United States, and between both navies."

 
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