Visit by Special Envoy of the Prime Minister and Senior Minister of State (Defence) (Foreign Affairs) Dr Mohamad Maliki Bin Osman to Baku, Azerbaijan, for the XVIII Non-Aligned Movement Summit, 25 to 26 October 2019

Senior Minister of State (SMS), Ministry of Defence and Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Dr Mohamad Maliki Bin Osman is in the Republic of Azerbaijan to attend the XVIII Summit of the Heads of State and Government of the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM), as Special Envoy of Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong.

On 26 October 2019, SMS Maliki delivered Singapore's National Statement in which he emphasised the importance of multilateralism, and the need for all states to work together to uphold international law and norms. SMS Maliki also urged NAM Member States to defend the Bandung Principles and maintain our independent stand as nations beholden to none. As 2019 marks the 25th anniversary of diplomatic relations between Singapore and Azerbaijan, SMS Maliki said that Singapore looked forward to strengthening our warm ties with Azerbaijan.

Source: Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Government of Singapore