Vice Chairperson of the National Institution for Transforming India (NITI) Aayog* Mr Suman Bery will visit Singapore under the Ministry of Foreign Affairs’ Distinguished Visitors Programme (DVP) from 16 to 19 January 2024. Launched in 2005, the DVP invites foreign dignitaries to Singapore to strengthen bilateral ties and foster mutual understanding and cooperation through the exchange of views with Singapore leaders and senior officials. Mr Bery’s visit reflects the close partnership between Singapore and India and our commitment to fostering engagement across all levels.
Mr Bery will call on Minister for Foreign Affairs Dr Vivian Balakrishnan and be hosted to lunch by Permanent Secretary for Law and Second Permanent Secretary for Foreign Affairs Mr Luke Goh. Mr Bery will also meet Permanent Secretary (Development) for Trade and Industry Dr Beh Swan Gin, Senior Advisor to the Centre for Strategic Futures Mr Peter Ho, and other senior officials from various government agencies to exchange views on current and emerging areas such as urban planning, digitalisation, sustainability, and green financing. In addition, Mr Bery will engage Singapore-based researchers and academics and visit the Singapore City Gallery, Tuas Port and Gardens by the Bay.
*NITI Aayog is the premier public policy think tank and resource centre for the government of India, promoting research and innovation, and providing strategic policy vision on India’s national development and economic priorities.
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MINISTRY OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS
16 JANUARY 2024