Visit Of Singapore DPM
Singapore’s Deputy Prime Minister, Dr Tony Tan, will visit New Zealand next week as a guest of the Government, Deputy Prime Minister Jim Anderton announced today.
Dr Tan is one of two Deputy Prime Ministers. He is also Minister of Defence.
His visit will begin in Christchurch on Sunday 25 March, and will include calls at Lincoln and Canterbury Universities.
He will be received by the Prime Minister and several other Ministers in Wellington. The visit ends in Auckland on 28 March.
Jim Anderton recalled that he had been warmly welcomed by Dr Tan when he visited Singapore last year.
"Relations between our two countries are at a very positive and constructive level," Jim Anderton said.