SINGAPORE: The United States Secretary of the Navy, Raymond Mabus, is on an official visit to Singapore that underscores the excellent defence relations between Singapore and the US.
Mr Mabus called on Singapore’s Minister for Defence, Dr Ng Eng Hen, at the Ministry of Defence (MINDEF) on Wednesday morning.
He will call on Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong at the Istana later on Wednesday.
MINDEF said his visit, from 7 to 10 August, also underscores the strong partnership between the US Navy and the Republic of Singapore Navy.
The two navies interact extensively through bilateral and multilateral exercises as well as other professional exchanges and interactions.
MINDEF said these interactions have enhanced the interoperability between the two navies and built mutual understanding and camaraderie between their personnel.
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