President Tony Tan makes official visit to Germany

President Tony Tan makes official visit to Germany

President Tony Tan Keng Yam will make an official visit to Germany from 24 June to 3 July. This will be the first official visit to Germany by a Singapore Head of State.

SINGAPORE: President Tony Tan Keng Yam will make an official visit to Germany from 24 June to 3 July.

This will be the first official visit to Germany by a Singapore Head of State.

President Tony Tan will visit Munich, Berlin and Lindau, a town by Lake Constance in the southern German federal state of Bavaria.

A statement from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs said President Tan's visit to Germany is in conjunction with his attendance at the 62nd Lindau Nobel Laureates Meeting, where he will be inducted into the Honorary Senate of the Foundation Lindau Nobel prizewinners Meetings at Lake Constance.

In Berlin, President Tan will meet with President Dr Joachim Gauck, Chancellor Dr Angela Merkel and Governing Mayor of Berlin Mr Klaus Wowereit.

He will also visit the Max Delbr├╝ck Centre of Molecular Medicine and attend a reception to meet Singaporeans living in Germany.

In Munich, besides meeting its leaders, President Tan will visit Siemens, Infineon Technologies and Technical University Munich.

And in Lindau, apart from attending the Nobel Laureates Meeting, President Tan will also grace the International Day dinner that Singapore has been given the privilege of hosting as part of the programme for the 62nd Lindau Nobel Laureates Meeting.

Mrs Mary Tan will accompany President Tan in Lindau.

While for the programmes in Munich and Berlin legs, the President's delegation will include Minister of State for Health and Mayor of the South West Singapore District Dr Amy Khor, and Members of Parliament Ms Foo Mee Har and Mr Vikram Nair.

Source: CNA/ck

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