Singapore and New Zealand reaffirm ties on sidelines of Asean summit

VIENTIANE - Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong and his New Zealand counterpart John Key affirmed the excellent relations between their countries in a meeting on Wednesday afternoon (Sept 7).

They affirmed the excellent bilateral ties underscored by multi-faceted cooperation and discussed regional and international developments, said Mr Lee's Press Secretary Chang Li Lin.

They also talked about ways to enhance the bilateral relations during their 30-minute meeting on the sidelines of the Asean Summit. 

This will be discussed in greater detail later this year at the Singapore-New Zealand Strategic Dialogue, an annual meeting between senior officials from both countries.