Brunei's deputy minister to visit Singapore from Monday under MFA's Distinguished Visitors Programme

SINGAPORE - Brunei's deputy minister at the Prime Minister's Office, Dato Paduka Awang Haji Mohd Roselan bin Haji Mohd Daud, will be in Singapore from Monday (April 4) to Friday (April 8) at the invitation of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA).

Dato Roselan's visit comes under the MFA's Distinguished Visitors Programme, which was started in June 2005 with the goal to invite outstanding foreign dignitaries to Singapore to "help forge closer bilateral ties and foster mutual cooperation through the exchange of views with Singapore leaders and officials".

He will call on Deputy Prime Minister Teo Chee Hean during his visit, said the MFA in a press statement on Sunday (April 3) evening.

Dato Roselan will also meet with Foreign Affairs Minister Vivian Balakrishnan, Finance Minister Heng Swee Keat, Minister for Culture, Community and Youth Grace Fu, Minister for the Environment and Water Resources Masagos Zulkifli, and Acting Minister for Education (Schools) Ng Chee Meng.

He will also meet Senior Minister of State in the Prime Minister's Office and Senior Minister of State for Foreign Affairs and Transport Josephine Teo, and Senior Minister of State for Defence and Foreign Affairs Dr Mohamad Maliki Bin Osman.

Also on his itinerary are meetings with senior officials at the Ministry of Finance, Monetary Authority of Singapore, Economic Development Board, Workforce Development Agency, the Early Childhood Development Agency and Centre for Strategic Futures in the Prime Minister's Office.

In addition, Dato Roselan will visit the Mendaki community organisation and the NUS High School of Mathematics and Science.