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SM Goh, MM Lee to visit Moscow

Both ministers will return to Singapore on Saturday. -ST

Mon, Jun 02, 2008
The Straits Times

SENIOR Minister (SM) Goh Chok Tong and Minister Mentor (MM) Lee Kuan Yew will visit Moscow from Tuesday to Friday, said the Ministry of Foreign Affairs on Monday.

They will also be accompanied by Minister of State for Trade and Industry Lee Yi Shyan and officials.

While in Moscow, SM Goh, who is accompanied by Mrs Goh, and MM are scheduled to meet Russian leaders, top Russian businessmen and young Russian politicians.

Mr Goh will attend the premiere of 'Generation/s', the centrepiece of Spotlight Singapore in Moscow, a cultural-business extravaganza organised by The Arts House of Singapore, supported by the Singapore Embassy in Moscow and IE Singapore.

He will give the keynote address to the Skolkovo Forum on 'Doing Business in Russia' on Wednesday.

The Forum is organised by the Skolkovo Moscow School of Management (SMSM), a major business school in Russia.

MM Lee will attend the SMSM International Advisory Board (IAB) meeting on Wednesday.

Both ministers will return to Singapore on Saturday.

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