Dr Mohamad Maliki Osman to attend official mourning ceremony of former Chancellor of West Germany

A portrait of former West German Chancellor Helmut Schmidt is placed on a table in the Chancellery in Berlin
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SINGAPORE - Senior Minister of State for Foreign Affairs and Defence Dr Mohamad Maliki Osman will represent Singapore at the official mourning ceremony of former Chancellor of West Germany Helmut Schmidt, said the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in a statement today.

The ceremony will be held on Nov 23 in Hamburg, Germany.

Mr Schmidt was the Chancellor of West Germany from 1974 to 1982. He died on Nov 10 at the age of 96.

Senior Minister of State Dr Maliki will be accompanied by officials from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

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