Royal Cambodian Armed Forces (RCAF) Deputy Commander-in-Chief and Commander of Army (COA) Lieutenant-General Hun Manet is making his introductory visit to Singapore, in his capacity as COA, from 11 to 13 June 2019.
LTG Manet called on Senior Minister and Coordinating Minister for National Security Teo Chee Hean and Minister for Foreign Affairs Dr Vivian Balakrishnan this afternoon.LTG Hun Manet and the Singapore leaders reaffirmed the longstanding ties between Singapore and Cambodia, and our wide-ranging and substantive cooperation which has benefited both countries and the region.
SM Teo and LTG Hun Manet welcomed the strengthening of our defence and economic relations. They discussed ways to enhance military exchanges and public service transformation. SM Teo and LTG Hun Manet reaffirmed that Singapore and Cambodia are committed to strengthening mutual understanding and pursuing cooperation, dialogue and friendship.
Minister Balakrishnan and LTG Hun Manet welcomed the inaugural Singapore-Cambodia MFA-to-MFA bilateral consultations, which will take place on 19 June 2019. This initiative will promote mutual understanding and exchange of views between our two MFAs at the working level.
LTG Hun Manet will call on Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Finance Heng Swee Keat and Minister for Defence Dr Ng Eng Hen tomorrow. He will depart Singapore on 13 June 2019.
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MINISTRY OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS
11 JUNE 2019
Photo: Senior Minister and Coordinating Minister for National Security Teo Chee Hean meeting Royal Cambodian Armed Forces Deputy Commander-in-Chief and Commander of Army Lieutenant-General Hun Manet
(Photo credit: MINDEF)
Photo: Minister for Foreign Affairs Dr Vivian Balakrishnan meeting Royal Cambodian Armed Forces Deputy Commander-in-Chief and Commander of Army Lieutenant-General Hun Manet
(Photo credit: Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Singapore)