Heng Swee Keat, Abe discuss new areas of cooperation

Singapore's Deputy Prime Minister and Finance Minister Heng Swee Keat met Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe in Tokyo yesterday, and the two leaders discussed new areas of cooperation. In a post on Facebook, DPM Heng said he and Mr Abe also "reaffirm
PHOTO: HENG SWEE KEAT/FACEBOOK

Singapore's Deputy Prime Minister and Finance Minister Heng Swee Keat met Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe in Tokyo yesterday, and the two leaders discussed new areas of cooperation. In a post on Facebook, DPM Heng said he and Mr Abe also "reaffirmed our countries' commitment to strengthen the open, inclusive and rules-based multilateral trading system". Yesterday, he also met Japanese Deputy Prime Minister and Finance Minister Taro Aso. Mr Heng wraps up his visit to Japan today. 

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on May 31, 2019, with the headline 'Heng, Abe discuss new areas of cooperation'. Print Edition | Subscribe