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Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong to visit South Korea on Friday

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SINGAPORE: Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong will be in South Korea from Friday (Nov 22) to Nov 27, the Prime Ministers Office (PMO) said on Friday.

He will first travel to Seoul where he will meet President Moon Jae-in for a bilateral visit, before going to Busan to attend the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN)-Republic of Korea (ROK) Commemorative Summit.

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In Seoul, President Moon will host an official lunch for Mr Lee. Both leaders will also witness the signing and exchanges of Memoranda of Understanding in areas such as manufacturing of pharmaceuticals, smart cities and cyber-cooperation.

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In Busan, Mr Lee and other ASEAN leaders will join President Moon in commemorating the 30th anniversary of dialogue relations between the grouping and South Korea.

At the Summit, the leaders will take stock of the ASEAN-ROK relationship and discuss ways to strengthen linkages, the PMO said.

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“They will also exchange views on regional and international issues,” a spokesperson said.

According to the ASEAN website, the 10-member grouping and South Korea initiated sectoral dialogue relations in NovemberRead More – Source