Foreign Minister Vivian to visit Washington DC, meet with US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson

Dr Vivian Balakrishnan (left) will participate in a meeting of foreign ministers hosted by US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson.
Dr Vivian Balakrishnan (left) will participate in a meeting of foreign ministers hosted by US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson. PHOTO: MINISTRY OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS / EPA

SINGAPORE - Singapore's Minister for Foreign Affairs Dr Vivian Balakrishnan will visit Washington DC from Tuesday (March 21) to Thursday to participate in the Meeting of the Foreign Ministers of the Global Coalition on the Defeat of Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS), the Ministry of Foreign Affairs said in a statement.

The meeting of foreign ministers on Wednesday will be hosted by United States Secretary of State Rex Tillerson.

During his visit, Dr Balakrishnan will have bilateral meetings with Mr Tillerson and National Security Advisor Lieutenant General H R McMaster, the statement said.

Dr Balakrishnan will also meet key members of the US Congress and prominent strategic thinkers.