SINGAPORE – Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong expressed Singapore’s support for the Egyptian presidency of COP27 on Thursday (March 17) throughout Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Arab Republic of Egypt Sameh Shoukry’s go to to Singapore.
PM Lee additionally expressed appreciation to President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi for his invitation to attend the United Nations local weather summit in November, and reaffirmed the longstanding ties between the 2 nations.
Mr Shoukry made an official go to to Singapore from Wednesday to Thursday as half of a regional go to to Asia, the place he met PM Lee on the Istana on Thursday.
Mr Shoukry individually additionally met Senior Minister and Coordinating Minister for National Security Teo Chee Hean, who chairs Singapore’s Inter-Ministerial Committee on Climate Change, and the 2 exchanged views on Egypt’s priorities for COP27.
SM Teo conveyed Singapore’s readiness to work with Egypt and different nations to advance world local weather motion, and to strengthen bilateral cooperation on sustainability and environmental points.
They additionally mentioned regional and world safety developments, and underscored each nations’ widespread curiosity in strengthening spiritual cooperation and selling inter-faith dialogue.
During his go to, Mr Shoukry had a gathering with and was hosted to breakfast by Minister for Foreign Affairs Vivian Balakrishnan and Minister within the Prime Minister’s Office, Second Minister for Foreign Affairs and Second Minister for Education Maliki Osman.
The ministers reaffirmed heat bilateral ties and agreed to discover cooperation in areas of mutual curiosity.
Dr Balakrishnan famous that many Singaporean college students at Cairo’s Al Azhar University had returned to serve the Singaporean Muslim group, together with the current and previous muftis.