Cape Town, 14 May 2023 – Yesterday, on Sunday, 14 May 2023, the Prime Minister of the Republic of Singapore, Mr Lee Hsien Loong, landed at Cape Town International Airport, marking the beginning of his official visit to South Africa. He was warmly welcomed by Dr. Naledi Pandor, the Minister of International Relations and Cooperation.
The visit holds great significance as President Cyril Ramaphosa is set to host Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong on Tuesday, 16 May 2023, in Cape Town. This official visit presents an excellent opportunity for the two countries to strengthen their long-standing partnership and explore new avenues for bilateral economic cooperation.
The meeting between the two leaders is expected to foster closer ties and facilitate discussions on various areas of mutual interest. It is anticipated that the visit will yield fruitful outcomes and further enhance the diplomatic relations between Singapore and South Africa.
Both nations share a common goal of fostering economic growth and development. Through this visit, Singapore and South Africa aim to deepen their cooperation and identify potential areas for collaboration in diverse sectors, thereby reinforcing their bilateral ties.
As Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong embarks on his official visit, the anticipation is high for productive discussions and positive outcomes that will benefit both countries and contribute to their continued partnership.