Minister for Foreign Affairs and Minister for Law K Shanmugam, who is in New York for the 69th Session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA), met his counterparts from Guinea, Marshall Islands and Turkey on the sidelines. Minister Shanmugam also co-chaired with the Foreign Minister of Costa Rica, Manuel Gonzalez Sanz, the inaugural ASEAN-Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC) Ministerial Meeting.

        In Minister Shanmugam’s meeting with the Foreign Minister of Guinea, Francois Louceny Fall, both Ministers affirmed the value of the Singapore Cooperation Programme (SCP) through which Singapore shared its areas of expertise with developing countries, such as Guinea.