Singapore's PM to
attend G20, APEC summits
SINGAPORE, Nov. 13 (PNA/Xinhua) -- Singapore's Prime Minister Lee Hsien
Loong will attend the G20 summit as well as the Asia-Pacific Economic
Cooperation (APEC) Economic Leaders' Meeting starting from Nov. 15,
announced the Prime Minister's Office (PMO) on Friday.
Held in the Turkish city of Antalya from Nov. 15 to Nov. 16, the G20 summit
will discuss challenges facing the global economy, as well as ways to
strengthen economic resilience and promote job creation for strong,
sustainable and balanced growth. PM Lee and Turkish President Recep Tayyip
Erdogan will witness the signing of Turkey-Singapore Free Trade Agreement on
the sidelines of the G20 Summit.
APEC Economic Leaders' Meeting will discuss issues related to inclusive
growth through developing integrated economies, as well as building
resilient and sustainable communities from Nov. 18 to Nov. 19 in Manila, the
Philippines. PM Lee will also hold bilateral meetings with other APEC
leaders during that time.
Singapore's Deputy Prime Minister Teo Chee Hean will be the acting prime
minister in PM Lee's absence. (PNA/Xinhua)