Special guests: An honour guard greeting Lee and his wife Ho Ching who are accompanied by Hamzah (right) upon their arrival at KLIA. -Bernama
PUTRAJAYA: Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong has arrived to attend the fifth Malaysia-Singapore Leaders’ Retreat. Lee and his delegation were welcomed by Deputy Foreign Minister Datuk Hamzah Zainuddin at the KL International Airport at 2.20pm yesterday.
He was accompanied by his wife Ho Ching, several Singaporean Cabinet ministers and senior officials for the two-day working visit. He is scheduled to meet Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak in the Prime Minister’s office today.
According to a Wisma Putra statement, the retreat was a platform for leaders of both countries to take stock of their bilateral co-operation. It also provides an avenue to explore and discuss further collaboration. Both Lee and Najib are expected to issue a joint statement at the end of the retreat. — Bernama