Prime Minister of the Lao People's Democratic Republic, His Excellency Dr Thongloun Sisoulith, will make an official visit to Singapore at the invitation of Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong. Prime Minister Thongloun's visit reaffirms the warm and friendly ties between Singapore and Laos.

During the visit, an official Welcome Ceremony will be held in honour of Prime Minister Thongloun. Prime Minister Thongloun will call on President Tony Tan Keng Yam, and Prime Minister Lee, who will also host an Official Dinner.

While in Singapore, Prime Minister Thongloun will visit Nanyang Polytechnic and PSA Singapore. He will also attend a Business Forum for Lao and Singapore businessmen organised by the Singapore-Chinese Chamber of Commerce and Industry and International Enterprise Singapore. An orchid will be named after Prime Minister Thongloun during the visit.

Prime Minister Thongloun will be accompanied by Minister of Foreign Affairs Saleumxay Kommasith, Minister of Public Works and Transport Dr Bounchanh Sinthavong, Minister and Head of Prime Minister's Office Dr Phet Phomphiphak, Minister to Prime Minister's Office Alounkeo Kittikhoun, senior government officials and a business delegation.

Source: Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Singapore