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M’sian Defence Minister meets PM Lee

Malaysian Defence Minister Hishammuddin Hussein called on Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong on Thursday at the Istana.

SINGAPORE: Malaysian Defence Minister Hishammuddin Hussein called on Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong on Thursday at the Istana.

Mr Hishammuddin, who is also Acting Transport Minister, is in Singapore to attend the Singapore Airshow at the invitation of Defence Minister Ng Eng Hen.

During their meeting, Prime Minister Lee and Mr Hishammuddin welcomed the growing cooperation between Singapore and Malaysia.

They encouraged further collaboration and exchanges between both sides, particularly in the areas of defence and transport.

They also had a wide-ranging discussion on regional and international developments.

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