SINGAPORE: Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong met former US National Security Advisor General Brent Scowcroft at the Istana on Monday morning.
Mr Scowcroft is also President of the Scowcroft Group, an international business advisory firm.
PM Lee and General Scowcroft exchanged views on a wide range of issues, including developments in the US as well as international and regional developments, according to Singapore’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
While in Singapore, General Scowcroft will also meet Minister for Defence Dr Ng Eng Hen, Minister for Foreign Affairs and Law Mr K Shanmugam and former Minister Mentor Mr Lee Kuan Yew.
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