PM Lee Hsien Loong invites Anwar to Singapore, looks forward to strengthening bilateral ties

SINGAPORE, Nov 25 – Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong has invited his newly appointed Malaysian counterpart Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim to visit the republic soon.

“I invited PM Anwar to visit Singapore soon. I look forward to working with him and the new government to further strengthen our bilateral ties,” Lee said in his latest Facebook update today.

Lee said he spoke to Anwar today to congratulate him on being sworn in as Malaysia’s 10th prime minister.

“I have known Datuk Seri Anwar for many decades. We last met in Singapore in 2018 when he delivered a lecture on the importance of bilateral relations between Singapore and Malaysia at the Singapore Summit.

She also attached her posting with a picture of herself and Anwar from 2018.

“Indeed, Singapore and Malaysia are close partners. Our countries share an age-old friendship, which is based on strong historical, cultural and interpersonal ties.

Li further wrote, “There is much more we can do to enhance our bilateral relations for mutual benefit.”

Lee also wrote a congratulatory letter to Anwar after the Pakatan Harapan chairman was sworn in as the new prime minister at Istana Negara yesterday (24 November). – Bernama

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