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ESM Goh meets Japan's DPM and Finance Minister Taro Aso

Published on Mar 14, 2013 6:14 PM
 
Emeritus Senior Minister (ESM) Goh Chok Tong (left) called on Japan's Deputy Prime Minister and Finance Minister Taro Aso on Thursday. -- PHOTO: AFP

Emeritus Senior Minister (ESM) Goh Chok Tong called on Japan's Deputy Prime Minister and Finance Minister Taro Aso on Thursday.

They reaffirmed the longstanding ties and excellent relations between Singapore and Japan, Ministry of Foreign Affairs said in a statement.

ESM Goh and Mr Aso discussed Japan's economic challenges and the Japanese government's plans to revitalise its economy.

They also discussed regional developments in North-east Asia, and agreed that a stable and prosperous North-east Asia would benefit South-east Asia and the world.

 
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