MFA Press Statement: Working Visit by Minister for Foreign Affairs Dr Vivian Balakrishnan to Washington DC and New York, USA, 4 to 8 June 2017

Minister for Foreign Affairs Dr Vivian Balakrishnan will make a working visit to Washington DC and New York from 4 to 8 June 2017.

Minister Balakrishnan will meet senior Administration officials, principal figures in the US Senate and House of Representatives, and prominent US strategic thinkers and academics. During his visit, Minister will also speak at the American Jewish Committee Global Forum World Leaders’ Plenary and host separate receptions for the inaugural recipients of the US-Singapore Summer Exchange Scholarship, which was announced during Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong’s Official Visit to the US last year, and for the Singaporean community living in the Washington DC area.

Minister Balakrishnan will also attend the High-Level UN Conference to Support the Implementation of Sustainable Development Goal 14 (The Ocean Conference) in New York and deliver Singapore’s national statement at the Conference on 8 June 2017.

Minister will be accompanied by officials from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

Source: Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Singapore

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