Vivian Balakrishnan to make working visit to Washington DC on Wednesday

Dr Vivian Balakrishnan will meet with United States National Security Advisor Susan Rice, senior US administration officials and prominent American strategic thinkers during his visit.
Dr Vivian Balakrishnan will meet with United States National Security Advisor Susan Rice, senior US administration officials and prominent American strategic thinkers during his visit.PHOTO: MINISTRY OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS

SINGAPORE - Singapore's Minister for Foreign Affairs Dr Vivian Balakrishnan will make a working visit to Washington DC from Wednesday to Friday, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA) said on Tuesday (June 7).

The visit will see Dr Balakrishnan meeting with United States National Security Advisor Susan Rice, senior US administration officials and prominent American strategic thinkers, the MFA said in a statement.

He will also host a reception for members of the Congressional Singapore Caucus and meet key members of the US Congress.

Dr Balakrishnan is also expected to deliver a speech at the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS), a Washington DC-based US think tank, on "The US' Role in the Asia-Pacific".