Ministers attend event hosted by Johor Sultan

From far left: Ministers Desmond Lee and Gan Kim Yong with Johor Crown Prince Tunku Ismail Sultan Ibrahim, Johor Sultan Ibrahim Sultan Iskandar, Her Royal Highness Raja Zarith Sofiah, other members of the royal family, and Mr Gan and Mr Lee's spouses
From far left: Ministers Desmond Lee and Gan Kim Yong with Johor Crown Prince Tunku Ismail Sultan Ibrahim, Johor Sultan Ibrahim Sultan Iskandar, Her Royal Highness Raja Zarith Sofiah, other members of the royal family, and Mr Gan and Mr Lee's spouses.PHOTO: MFA

Minister for Health Gan Kim Yong and Minister in the Prime Minister's Office Desmond Lee attended the Hari Raya Open House hosted by the Sultan of Johor, Sultan Ibrahim Sultan Iskandar, yesterday at the Istana Bukit Serene in Johor Baru.

Mr Gan, Mr Lee and their spouses had a joint audience followed by lunch with the Sultan, Her Royal Highness Raja Zarith Sofiah, and members of the royal family.

Mr Gan and Mr Lee conveyed their Hari Raya greetings and reaffirmed the strong people-to- people ties between Singapore and Johor, said Singapore's Ministry of Foreign Affairs in a statement.

It said the visit continues the longstanding tradition of Singapore's representatives attending the Sultan's Hari Raya Open House, and reflects the continued warm relations between Singapore and Johor.

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on June 26, 2017, with the headline 'Ministers attend event hosted by Johor Sultan'. Print Edition | Subscribe