December 14, 2017

State Counsellor Daw Aung San Suu Kyi holds talks with Singaporean PM

State Counsellor Daw Aung San Suu Kyi receives Mr. Lee Hsien Loong in Nay Pyi Taw. Photo: MNA
State Counsellor Daw Aung San Suu Kyi receives Mr. Lee Hsien Loong in Nay Pyi Taw. Photo: MNA

STATE Counsellor Daw Aung San Suu Kyi held talks with visiting Singaporean Prime Minister Mr. Lee Hsien Loong at the Credentials Hall of the President’s House in Nay Pyi Taw yesterday.
During the meeting the two representatives discussed matters related to updating the avoidance of double taxation agreement inked in 1999, promoting investment, cooperation in the development of the tourism sector including direct flights to be operated from Singapore to major cities in Myanmar and increasing the availability of training courses at the Myanmar-Singapore Vocational Training Institute.
The two also held discussions on taking an active leadership role in the international arena and cooperation by Daw Aung San Suu Kyi on behalf of the Association of the Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN).
After the ceremony both representatives witnessed the exchange of notes between the Minister of State for Foreign Affairs U Kyaw Tin and Singaporean Ambassador to Myanmar Mr. Robert Chua on the granting of a visa exemption to each other’s citizens holding ordinary passports for a stay of 30 days. —Myanmar News Agency

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