Defence ministers meet on sidelines of Singapore airshow

French Minister for Defence and Veterans Affairs Grard Longuet (left) calling on Minister for Defence Dr Ng Eng Hen (right) at the Changi Exhibition Centre on February 14 (Photo from MINDEF)

SINGAPORE: French Minister for Defence and Veterans Affairs Grard Longuet, who is here to attend Singapore Airshow 2012, held his first bilateral meeting with Minister for Defence Dr Ng Eng Hen.

Singapore Ministry of Defence (MINDEF) said on Wednesday that the meeting took place on February 14 at Changi Exhibition Centre.

Dr Ng also met Omani Minister Responsible for Defence Affairs, Sayyid Badr Bin Saud Al Busaidi, on February 14.

He will meet Australian Minister for Veterans’ Affairs and Minister for Defence Science & Personnel Warren Snowdon on February 16.

South African Deputy Minister of Defence, Thabang Makwetla, also called on Minister of State for Defence and Education, Lawrence Wong, at MINDEF on Wednesday.

— CNA/fa