Singapore Prime Minister to visit Vietnam

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Singaporean Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong will pay an official visit to Vietnam from January 12 to 15.

The visit, made on the invitation of Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung, aims to boost trade and investment and tighten relations between the two countries.

Lee has visited Vietnam twice before, in 2000 and 2004.

According to the Singapore Business Federation, Singapore was Vietnam’s fifth largest foreign investor as of August 2009, with cumulative investment pledges reaching US$17 billion.

Reported by Huong Giang

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