PM Lee meets Biden

PM Lee meets Biden
Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong shaking hands with United States Vice-President Joe Biden (right), as Manpower Minister Tan Chuan-Jin (left) looks on, after they met at the White House in Washington on 25 June 2014.

WASHINGTON - Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong met US Vice-President Joe Biden on Wednesday in Washington, where they noted the robustness of their countries' bilateral cooperation.

The two leaders acknowledged progress in working together on bilateral law enforcement and homeland security cooperation, said a statement from the Prime Minister's Office.

Both sides observed that the Singapore-US Third Country Training Programme, where the two countries jointly extend technical assistance to developing countries, has supported the United States' engagement efforts in Asia.

Accompanying Mr Lee on his week-long trip to the United States were his wife Ho Ching, Manpower Minister Tan Chuan-Jin, Deputy Speaker of Parliament Charles Chong and MP Janil Puthucheary.

This article was first published on JUNE 27, 2014.
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