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Holness on two-day working visit to Singapore

Published:Tuesday | July 25, 2017 | 11:05 AM
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Prime Minister Andrew Holness left the island last evening for a two-day working visit to Singapore.
 
During his visit, the prime minister will meet with his counterpart His Excellency Lee Hsien Loong.  
 
A statement from the Office of the Prime Minister (OPM) says the visit to Singapore is part of the Government’s move to explore investment and economic cooperation in several areas.
 
OPM says the working visit is aimed at examining best practices in Singapore and will allow the delegation to see Singapore’s experience in economic development, ease of doing business, workforce planning and Singapore’s experience in infrastructure development.

It says Prime Minister Holness will hold a series of meetings with representatives from the housing and investment sectors.

He will also receive a briefing from the Urban Redevelopment Authority on urban development and city planning.
 
The prime minister and his delegation will return to the island on July 29.
 
During his absence, Minister without Portfolio in the Office of the Prime Minister, Dr Horace Chang, is in charge of the government.