Singapore-Vietnam ties: Giving a boost to post-Covid-19 recovery and bilateral relations

Vietnamese President Nguyen Xuan Phuc’s state visit will be the first by a head of state to Singapore since the outbreak of the pandemic in 2020

Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong meets Vietnam Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc on June 22, 2019, in Bangkok. PHOTO: LIANHE ZAOBAO
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On a rainy morning eight months ago, I came to lay flowers at the statue of the late Vietnamese President Ho Chi Minh at the Asian Civilisations Museum Green.

This was among my first official activities after presenting the letter of credence to the President of Singapore and assuming the position of Ambassador of Vietnam.

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