SINGAPORE : Ministers from 11 Pacific Islands states are in Singapore to learn about the country's experience in development.
They are studying areas such as public administration, education, health, transport and water management.
On Monday morning, the ministers met Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong at the Istana.
They discussed the state of relations, as well as developments in the South Pacific region.
Singapore's Foreign Affairs Ministry said that the ministers and delegates will be briefed by various ministries and government agencies from August 6 to 10.
This is the first such study visit that Singapore has organised for ministers from the Pacific Islands states.
The ministers are here at the invitation of Singapore's Foreign Affairs and Law Minister, K Shanmugam.