Japan minister Kono Taro on working visit in Singapore

Japan minister Kono Taro on working visit in Singapore

Japan's Defence Minister Kono attends a news conference at PM Abe's official residence in
Japan's Taro Kono attends a news conference in Tokyo, Japan on Sep 11, 2019. (Photo: Reuters/Issei Kato)

SINGAPORE: Japan's Minister-in-charge of Administrative Reform Kono Taro will visit Singapore from Sunday (Dec 27) to Wednesday, said Singapore's Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA). 

In a statement, MFA said that Mr Kono will be hosted to meals by Deputy Prime Minister Heng Swee Keat, who is also Coordinating Minister for Economic Policies and Minister for Finance, as well as Minister for Foreign Affairs Vivian Balakrishnan. 

Mr Kono will also have meetings with Minister for Trade and Industry Chan Chun Sing and Minister for Transport Ong Ye Kung. 

Additionally, he will receive briefings by the Ministry of Education, Ministry of Health, the Infocomm Media Development Authority, Public Service Division, and Smart Nation and Digital Government Group, said MFA.

Source: CNA/hs

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