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S'pore, China to share experiences in social governance at Beijing forum

Singapore Deputy Prime Minister Teo Chee Hean will deliver the opening address at the 2nd Singapore-China Social Governance Forum. 

SINGAPORE: Deputy Prime Minister Teo Chee Hean is in China for an official 5-day (July 27-31) visit, at the invitation of Secretary Meng Jianzhu, Member of CPC Central Committee Political Bureau and CPC Central Committee Political and Legal Affairs Commission.

Mr Teo and Secretary Meng will deliver the opening addresses at the 2nd Singapore-China Social Governance Forum in Beijing on Monday (July 28).

Started in 2012, the Forum is a platform for both countries to share their experiences in social governance.

While in the Chinese capital, Mr Teo will also meet other Chinese leaders. They include Member of the CPC Central Committee Political Bureau Standing Committee and Vice Premier Zhang Gaoli, Member of the CPC Central Committee Political Bureau and Central Organisation Department Minister Zhao Leji, as well as other Chinese leaders.

Mr Teo will also visit Chongqing where he will tour the Liangjiang New Area and the Chongqing Planning Exhibition Hall, and meet municipal leaders.

Mr Teo will be accompanied by Minister for Social and Family Development, and Second Minister for Defence Chan Chun Sing; Senior Minister of State for Trade and Industry and National Development Lee Yi Shyan; and Parliamentary Secretary for Social and Family Development, and Culture, Community and Youth Low Yen Ling; as well as senior officials from MFA, MSF, and MTI.

Officials from MCCY, MFA, MHA, MINLAW, MND, MOM, MSF, MTI, PSD, CSC, Supreme Court and People's Association will also take part in the Forum. 

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