Foreign Affairs Minister Vivian Balakrishnan to make introductory visit to China from Feb 29

Singapore Minister for Foreign Affairs Vivian Balakrishnan will be making an introductory visit to China from Feb 29.
Singapore Minister for Foreign Affairs Vivian Balakrishnan will be making an introductory visit to China from Feb 29.PHOTO: MINISTRY OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS

SINGAPORE - Singapore's Minister for Foreign Affairs Vivian Balakrishnan will make an introductory visit to China from Monday (Feb 29) at the invitation of his Chinese counterpart Wang Yi.

During the two-day visit, he will meet senior members of the Chinese government, including Vice-President Li Yuanchao, State Councillor Yang Jiechi , Communist Party of China International Department Minister Song Tao and Mr Wang, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA) said in a statement issued on Sunday (Feb 28).

Dr Balakrishnan, in his capacity as Minister-in-charge of the Smart Nation Programme Office, will also meet China's Cyberspace Administration Minister Lu Wei.

He will be accompanied by his wife as well as MFA officials.