Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong had a telephone call with Japanese Prime Minister Kishida Fumio on 22 November 2021 to congratulate him on the Liberal Democratic Party’s victory in the recent Lower House elections as well as his appointment as Japan’s Prime Minister.
The Prime Ministers reaffirmed the excellent relations between Singapore and Japan. Prime Minister Lee said that Singapore looked forward to deepening cooperation with Japan in areas where both countries share common interest, including the safe resumption of travel, digitalisation and the digital economy. Prime Minister Lee invited Prime Minister Kishida to make an official visit to Singapore. Prime Minister Lee last met Prime Minister Kishida in September 2019 when he delivered the keynote speech at the Singapore Summit.
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MINISTRY OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS
22 NOVEMBER 2021