Danish Foreign Minister met with Singapore’s Foreign Minister
On 15 April 2013, Danish Foreign Minister Sovndal met with Singapore’s Foreign Minister K. Shanmugam as part of an official visit to Singapore. The purpose of the visit was to strengthen the bilateral relationship and cooperation in areas of common interest for Denmark and Singapore in particular maritime and climate.
Minister for Foreign Affairs and Minister for Law K Shanmugam (Left) with Danish Minister for Foreign Affairs Mr. Villy Søvndal.
The two foreign ministers discussed issues of common interest on the international agenda, including the recently concluded negotiations on a free trade agreement between the EU and Singapore. They also discussed bilateral cooperation in the political, economic, environmental as well as discussing developments in ASEAN, Asia and Europe.
The Danish Foreign Minister also had the opportunity to meet representatives of Danish companies and other Danes living in Singapore.