The Straits Times
Published on Oct 20, 2012

PM Lee to visit Cambodia to pay tribute to former monarch


Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong will visit Cambodia on Sunday to pay tribute to the country's former monarch Norodom Sihanouk, who died in China of a heart attack on Oct 15.

During the visit, PM Lee will meet with King Sihanouk's wife, Queen Norodom Monineath Sihanouk; and his son, King Norodom Sihamoni, to express his condolences.

PM Lee, who will be accompanied by wife Ho Ching and officials from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, is also scheduled to meet with his Cambodian counterpart, Prime Minister Hun Sen.

Separately, Minister for the Environment and Water Resources, Dr Vivian Balakrishnan, will be attending a ministerial meeting on climate change in Seoul, Korea, from Oct 21 to 23.