SINGAPORE : Myanmar’s Speaker of the Lower House of Parliament has reaffirmed the positive bilateral relations between Singapore and Myanmar.
Thura U Shwe Mann also expressed appreciation for Singapore’s consistent support of Myanmar in its reforms and economic development.
Mr Shwe Mann met Acting President J Y Pillay and Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong on Tuesday. He had met Emeritus Senior Minister Goh Chok Tong on Monday.
During the meetings, Mr Shwe Mann gave updates on developments in his country, in particular the role of the Union Parliament in Myanmar’s reform process, and the progress on Myanmar’s Foreign Investment Law.
Singapore leaders also offered to continue sharing Singapore’s experiences in areas which Myanmar might find useful in its development.
On Tuesday evening, Mr Shwe Mann was also scheduled to observe a Meet—the—People Session hosted by Member of Parliament for Bishan—Toa Payoh GRC, Hri Kumar Nair.
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