Speaker's Official Visit to Kazakhstan
08 Jun 2017 to 11 Jun 2017
Speaker Halimah Yacob visited Kazakhstan at the invitation of the Kazakhstan Senate. While she was in Astana, Speaker also officiated the launch of the Singapore Pavilion at EXPO 2017 which showcased Singapore’s contributions to developing clean and renewable energy. Speaker was accompanied by Mr Liang Eng Hwa, Chairman, GPC for Finance and Trade & Industry; Dr Chia Shi-Lu, Chairman, GPC for Health and Deputy Chairman, Singapore-Kazakhstan Friendship Group; and Dr Intan Azura Mokhtar, Member, Singapore-Kazakhstan Friendship Group.
Mdm Speaker and her delegation called on Kazakhstan Senate Chairman Kassym-Jomart Tokayev on 8 June where they reaffirmed the special friendship and strong bilateral ties between the two countries and their Parliaments. Mdm Halimah and her delegation also called on PM Bakytzhan Sagintayev and Lower House Chairman Nurlan Nigmatulin.