Speaker of Parliament Madam Halimah Yacob, who is currently on an official visit to Mexico, called on the President of Mexico's Senate of the Republic (or Upper House) Mr Pablo Escudero Morales on 26 April, Wednesday. They had a fruitful discussion on developments in Mexico and Singapore, re-affirmed both countries' interests in promoting free trade and exchanged views on enhancing parliamentary relations. Madam Halimah was accompanied by Singapore Members of Parliament Mr Vikram Nair, Mr Ang Wei Neng and Miss Cheryl Chan. After the Call, Madam Halimah delivered a message during a session of the Senate in Mexico City. In her message, she called for the renewing of relations and strengthening of cooperation even as some countries are turning protectionist. Besides the meetings at the Senate, Madam Halimah and her delegation also called on the President of Mexico's Chamber of Deputies (or Lower House) Ms Maria Guadalupe Murguia Gutierrez. They also met Mexican legislators from the Chamber of Deputies' Friendship Group with Singapore where they exchanged views on each country's parliamentary practices. In addition, Madam Halimah and her delegation held a meeting with Mexico's Undersecretary of Foreign Trade Mr Juan Carlos Baker Pineda. Madam Halimah and her delegation will arrive in Singapore on 28 April, Friday (Singapore time).