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Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi met Singapore leaders on the fourth day of her visit to Singapore.
SINGAPORE: Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi met Singapore leaders on the fourth day of her visit to Singapore.
Ms Suu Kyi called on President Tony Tan Keng Yam at the Istana on Monday morning.
Discussing Myanmar's development priorities with Dr Tan, Ms Suu Kyi said ensuring the employability of her people is one of her top concerns.
She also met Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong at the Istana.
Mr Lee said Singapore continues to support Myanmar's ASEAN chairmanship in 2014.
Ms Suu Kyi also met Singapore Speaker of Parliament Madam Halimah Yacob, where they discussed their work in the respective Parliaments.
Madam Halimah said she welcomed further exchanges between parliamentarians from Singapore and Myanmar to deepen mutual understanding and facilitate bilateral cooperation.
Later in the day, Ms Suu Kyi met and was hosted to lunch by Emeritus Senior Minister Goh Chok Tong.
She also received briefings from the Ministry of Education on Singapore's education system, and from the Corrupt Practices Investigation Bureau, anti-corruption policies.
Ms Suu Kyi later toured vocational training facilities at the Institute of Technical Education College East, accompanied by Senior Minister of State for Law and Education, Indranee Rajah.
Singapore is the second ASEAN country Ms Suu Kyi is visiting. The first was Thailand, in 2012.
Ms Suu Kyi leaves Singapore on Tuesday.