Grace Fu to attend World Economic Forum in Switzerland

SINGAPORE - Ms Grace Fu, Minister in the Prime Minister's Office, will attend the World Economic Forum (WEF) Annual Meeting in Davos-Klosters, Switzerland, from Wednesday to Saturday, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA) said in a statement on Tuesday.

Ms Fu, who is also Second Minister for the Environment and Water Resources and Second Minister for Foreign Affairs, will be accompanied by officials from the MFA.

She will speak on issues related to water; ageing and how ageing populations can help drive economic growth; and transnational university partnerships and their potential to boost economic growth and job creation.

Ms Fu will also discuss with government and business leaders the future of Asean in the new global context, particularly with the creation of the Asean Economic Community in 2015.