Published : 2013-12-04 20:14
Updated : 2013-12-04 20:14
Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong will visit South Korea next week for talks with President Park Geun-hye. The will mainly discuss ways to enhance economic cooperation, especially in developing future growth engines for their countries, Park’s office said Wednesday.
Lee will arrive on Tuesday for a three-day visit. His summit with Park, set for Wednesday, is expected to focus on increasing cooperation in developing new engines to lead future growth, boosting trade and investment, and strengthening cultural and other exchanges, the office said.
It will be their second summit this year. They also met in October on the sidelines of a regional cooperation summit in Brunei. The trip is Lee’s first bilateral visit to South Korea since 2005 and he will be the last foreign leader to visit South Korea this year.
Next week’s meeting will also round off a series of summits between Park and the 10-nation Association of Southeast Asian Nations. Park held formal and informal talks with all ASEAN member nations this year, the office said. (Yonhap News)