Israeli PM to visit Singapore soon Print

According to a report by the Jerusalem Post, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will visit Singapore within the next three months. The Israeli newspaper reported that Mr Netanyahu had announced his plans to visit Singapore and three other countries: Australia, Kazakhstan and Azerbaijan.

Netanyahu’s planned trip, would make him the first sitting Israeli prime minister to visit Singapore. His visit is to reciprocate for a visit earlier this year by Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong to Jerusalem on 19 April. This was the first-ever visit to Israel by a prime minister of Singapore since Singapore was founded 51 years ago, and since the establishment of diplomatic relations in 1969.

The Israeli Prime Minister did not give the exact dates of his trip, the report added.

(Issue Dec 2016)