Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong will be attending two high-level summits next week - the 22nd Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Economic Leaders' Meeting in Beijing, China and the 25th Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and related summits in Nay Pyi Taw, Myanmar.
SINGAPORE: Back-to-back meetings are on the cards for Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong as he attends two high-level summits next week.
Mr Lee will be at the 22nd Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Economic Leaders' Meeting, from Nov 10 to 11 in Beijing, China, where he will have bilateral meetings with other APEC leaders. Mr Lee will be accompanied by senior officials from the Foreign Affairs and Trade and Industry ministries.
Prior to this, he will speak at CapitaLand's China-Singapore Dialogue in Beijing on Nov 9.
From China, Mr Lee will head to Nay Pyi Taw, Myanmar from Nov 12 to 13 for the 25th Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and related summits. He will be accompanied by Law and Foreign Affairs Minister K Shanmugam and senior officials.
In Nay Pyi Taw, leaders will discuss progress made towards achieving the goal of an ASEAN Community by 2015 and the direction of ASEAN's Post-2015 Vision. They will also consider recommendations by the High Level Task Force on Strengthening the ASEAN Secretariat and Reviewing the ASEAN Organs.
In addition, they will exchange views on regional and international developments. Leaders from China, India, Japan and the United States are also slated to be in attendance for the related summits, along with UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon.
Deputy Prime Minister Teo Chee Hean will be the Acting Prime Minister in Mr Lee's absence.
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