Minister Fu to visit China counterparts

Minister for Culture, Community and Youth Grace Fu will be travelling to two cities in China from today to Friday to discuss areas for cultural cooperation, the ministry said in a release yesterday.

"Singapore and China enjoy warm bilateral relations across a wide range of areas," the ministry added.

Ms Fu will be meeting China's Culture Minister Luo Shugang in Beijing.

They will witness the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding between Singapore's National Heritage Board and China's Palace Museum.

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Ms Fu will also attend a concert by the Singapore National Youth Chinese Orchestra and meet counterparts in the sports and youth sectors.

In Xi'an, Ms Fu will visit China's key museums and cultural institutions to better understand China's efforts in preserving its cultural relics and sites.

Ng Huiwen

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on June 12, 2017, with the headline 'Minister Fu to visit China counterparts'. Print Edition | Subscribe