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Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Defence Dr Artis Pabriks is in Singapore
for an introductory visit from 2 to 5 December 2021. Dr Pabriks called on Minister
for Defence Dr Ng Eng Hen after inspecting the Guard of Honour at the Ministry of
Defence (MINDEF) this morning.
the meeting, Dr Ng and Dr Pabriks affirmed their support to enhance bilateral
defence cooperation between Singapore and Latvia, underscored by the signing of
a memorandum by the two Ministers to strengthen defence cooperation in areas of
mutual interest, such as exchanges in defence policy, total defence and citizen
engagement. Both sides also exchanged views on geopolitical and security
Pabriks’ visit highlights the warm ties and the growing defence cooperation between
Singapore and Latvia. As part of his programme, Dr Pabriks will call on
Minister for Foreign Affairs Dr Vivian Balakrishnan later in the afternoon.
health checks and safety measures were taken by the visiting delegation.