SINGAPORE: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob arrived here Monday (Nov 29) for his first official visit in conjunction with the commencement of the air and land Vaccinated Travel Lane (VTL) between Malaysia and Singapore.
He was greeted by his Singapore counterpart Lee Hsien Loong upon arrival at the Woodlands Checkpoint at 10.45am before the two leaders officiated the VTL-Land.
The prime minister was accompanied by Senior Minister and International Trade and Industry Minister Datuk Seri Mohamed Azmin Ali, Foreign Minister Datuk Saifuddin Abdullah, Transport Minister Datuk Seri Dr Wee Ka Siong and Johor Menteri Besar Datuk Hasni Mohammad.
Ismail Sabri is making the visit at the invitation of Lee.
The official welcoming ceremony is scheduled to take place at the Istana in the afternoon.
This is Ismail Sabri's second visit to a neighbouring country since being sworn in as the country's ninth Prime Minister on Aug 21, 2021.
He went to Indonesia for a three-day official visit from Nov 9. - Bernama