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Visit by Minister of State, Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Ministry of Social and Family Development, Sam Tan to St Petersburg, Russia for the 5th International Arctic Forum, 8 to 11 April 2019

11 April 2019

Minister of State (MOS), Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Ministry of Social and Family Development, Sam Tan is in St Petersburg, Russia, to attend the 5thInternational Arctic Forum (IAF).

On the sidelines of the IAF, MOS met Russian Deputy Prime Minister and Presidential Envoy to the Far Eastern Federal District Yury Trutnev, Special Representative of the President on International Cooperation in the Arctic and Antarctic Artur Chilingarov, Russian Senior Arctic Official Nikolay Korchunov and President of the Russian Association of Indigenous Peoples of the North Grigorii Ledkov. During these meetings, MOS and his interlocutors reaffirmed bilateral relations, Russia’s support for Singapore’s observership in the Arctic Council, and agreed to deepen cooperation on Arctic issues.

 

Apart from these bilateral meetings, MOS also met Director of the Arctic and Antarctic Research Institute Aleksandr Makarov, Rector of the Arctic University of Norway Anne Husebekk, as well as Managing Director of the Center for High North Logistics Kjell Stokvik and Chairman of the Tschudi Shipping Company Felix Tschudi to discuss developments in the Arctic.

 

MOS will depart St Petersburg today.

 

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MINISTRY OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS

SINGAPORE

11 APRIL 2019

 

MOS russian dpm

MOS Sam Tan and Russian Deputy Prime Minister and Presidential Envoy to the Far Eastern Federal District Yury Trutnev.

 

MOS russian association

MOS Sam Tan and President of the Russian Association of Indigenous Peoples of the North Grigorii Ledkov.

MOS russia special rep

MOS Sam Tan and Russian Special Representative of the President on International Cooperation in the Arctic and Antarctic Artur Chilingarov.

MOS senior arctic official

MOS Sam Tan and Russian Senior Arctic Official Nikolay Korchunov.

 

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