During his official visit to Beijing, Deputy Prime Minister Heng Swee Keat meets with Chinese Vice President Han Zheng to reaffirm strong bilateral relations and discuss future cooperation.

Singapore’s Deputy Prime Minister and Coordinating Minister for Economic Policies, Heng Swee Keat, embarked on an official visit to the People’s Republic of China from 7 to 12 April 2024, underscoring the enduring and deep-seated ties between Singapore and China. This visit highlights a significant chapter in the bilateral relations of the two nations, as they celebrate notable milestones and engage in discussions on furthering their partnership.

On his visit to Beijing, Deputy Prime Minister Heng held discussions with Chinese Vice President Han Zheng. Both leaders reaffirmed the substantial bilateral relations that Singapore and China have nurtured over the years. They highlighted the importance of this year’s celebrations, marking the 30th anniversary of the Suzhou Industrial Park and the 20th edition of the Joint Council for Bilateral Cooperation—key milestones that underscore the depth of the Singapore-China relationship.

Deputy Prime Minister Heng and Vice President Han also delved into recent regional and international developments, exchanging views on a range of issues. This dialogue reflects the mutual interest of both nations in maintaining a strong, cooperative stance on various global and regional matters.

The visit not only commemorates the longstanding cooperation between Singapore and China but also paves the way for future collaboration, fostering a deeper understanding and partnership between the two countries in the years to come.

Source – MFA