Desmond Lee makes official visit to China

Background:

The lawyer is an associate director at Temasek International and was formerly deputy director in the Legal Policy Division of the Ministry of Law. He is the son of former Cabinet minister Lee Yock Suan who retired in 2004.

SINGAPORE - Minister of State for National Development Mr Desmond Lee will be making an official visit to Beijing and Jilin Province, People's Republic of China (PRC) from June 9 to 12, 2014.

While in Beijing, Mr Lee will meet with officials from the General Administration of Quality Supervision, Inspection and Quarantine (AQSIQ) and the China Food and Drug Administration (CFDA).

In Jilin, Mr Lee will meet with officials from the Jilin Provincial Government and Jilin City Government to understand the plans for the Jilin Food Zone and review the progress of various projects.

Mr Lee will be accompanied by officials from the Ministry of National Development (MND) and the Agri-Food & Veterinary Authority of Singapore (AVA).

The Jilin Food Zone project is led by the private sector, and supported by the Singapore Government.

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