Czech Republic Prime Minister Petr Fiala’s first visit to Singapore aims to strengthen bilateral relations and explore opportunities for cooperation in high-tech industries and cybersecurity
CZECH Republic Prime Minister Petr Fiala made his first visit to Singapore from April 19 to 20, 2023. The visit coincided with the 30th anniversary of diplomatic relations between Singapore and the Czech Republic. The Prime Minister was accompanied by a delegation from the Czech Office of the Government, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, and a business delegation. During his visit, Prime Minister Fiala held separate meetings with President Halimah Yacob, Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong, and Speaker of Parliament Tan Chuan-Jin.
The two Prime Ministers discussed the importance of free trade, multilateralism, and a rules-based international order. They also talked about the impact of climate change and the evolving security architecture in their respective regions. The leaders reaffirmed the warm and growing relations between Singapore and the Czech Republic and explored opportunities for cooperation in high-tech industries and cybersecurity. They also exchanged views on addressing social challenges that both countries face.
Prime Minister Fiala’s visit aimed to strengthen bilateral relations and pave the way for increased exchanges at all levels between Singapore and the Czech Republic. The visit was a productive one, with both sides expressing confidence that it will lead to further collaboration in the years to come. The visit is also significant in marking the 30th anniversary of diplomatic relations between Singapore and the Czech Republic, which highlights the importance of maintaining strong ties between the two countries.