Speaker of Parliament Halimah Yacob to make official visit to Malaysia

Speaker of Parliament Halimah Yacob to make official visit to Malaysia

SINGAPORE - Speaker of the Parliament of Singapore Halimah Yacob will make an official visit to Malaysia from Nov 19 to 21, 2014, at the invitation of the Speaker of the Parliament of Malaysia, Tan Sri Datuk Seri Panglima Pandikar Amin Hj Mulia.

The visit reaffirms the close and friendly relations between Singaporean and Malaysian parliamentarians.

Madam Halimah will be accompanied by a delegation of four Members of Parliament, comprising Mr Baey Yam Keng, Dr Lim Wee Kiak, Dr Intan Azura Mokhtar, and Ms Tin Pei Ling.

During her visit, Madam Halimah will call on Speaker Pandikar, who will host her to an official lunch. She will also tour the Parliament House and observe a Parliament sitting.

In addition, she will call on President of the Senate Tan Sri Abu Zahar Ujang, and meet Minister in the Prime Minister's Department in-charge of Parliamentary Affairs Dato' Seri Dr Shahidan bin Kassim, Minister for Women, Family and Community Development Dato' Sri Rohani binti Haji Abdul Karim, and Special Advisor to the Prime Minister on Women Entrepreneurship and Professional Development Datuk Seri Shahrizat Abdul Jalil.

Madam Halimah will also meet the Singaporean community in Malaysia at a reception hosted by the Singapore High Commission in Kuala Lumpur.

maryanns@sph.com.sg

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