Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong received a telephone call from His Highness Sheikh Mohamed Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) Armed Forces, on 21 July 2020. His Highness Sheikh Mohamed congratulated Prime Minister Lee on the result of the Singapore General Election.
His Highness Sheikh Mohamed and Prime Minister Lee reaffirmed the excellent state of relations as both countries commemorate the 35th anniversary of diplomatic relations in 2020. Both leaders discussed ways to strengthen bilateral cooperation moving forward. As important business hubs in our respective regions, Singapore and the UAE share a mutual interest in promoting supply-chain connectivity and supporting a fair and equitable distribution of vaccines as designed by the COVID-19 vaccine global access (COVAX) facility. Prime Minister Lee also congratulated the UAE on the successful launch of the Hope Mars Mission probe on 20 July 2020.
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MINISTRY OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS
21 JULY 2020