Singapore, Malaysia postpone leaders’ annual meeting due to COVID-19

11:10 | 03/05/2021
Foreign ministries of Singapore and Malaysia on May 2 said the 10th meeting between Prime Ministers of the two countries has been postponed to later this year due to COVID-19.
singapore malaysia postpone leaders annual meeting due to covid 19
Singaporean Minister for Foreign Affairs Vivian Balakrishnan and his Malaysian counterpart Hishammuddin Hussein speaking at Singapore's Ministry of Foreign Affairs after their meeting on May 2. (Photo: MFA, Singapore)

Singaporec – Foreign ministries of Singapore and Malaysia on May 2 said the 10th meeting between Prime Ministers of the two countries has been postponed to later this year due to COVID-19.

Singaporean Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong and his Malaysian counterpart Muhyiddin Yassin were initially scheduled to meet on May 3.

The information came following the visit to Singapore from May 1-2 by Malaysian Foreign Minister Hishammuddin Hussein.

Singapore has to tighten COVID-19 prevention and control measures, given a spike in community infections over the past week. Malaysia said it will do the same to cope with a surge in COVID-10 cases over the past two weeks.

VNA

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