Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong will be in Bangkok, Thailand, from 2 to 4 November 2019, to attend the 35th ASEAN Summit and Related Summits.
In line with Thailand's ASEAN Chairmanship theme of Advancing Partnership for Sustainability, the ASEAN Leaders will discuss ways to incorporate sustainability in ASEAN's Community-building efforts, reinforce ASEAN Centrality and unity, and promote regional peace and stability. They will also exchange views on ASEAN's external relations, and discuss regional and international issues.
In addition, the ASEAN Leaders will meet with their counterparts during the 22nd ASEAN Plus Three Summit, the 14th East Asia Summit, and Summits with China, India, Japan, the United Nations, and the United States.
PM will be accompanied by Minister for Foreign Affairs Dr Vivian Balakrishnan and Minister for Trade and Industry Chan Chun Sing, as well as officials from both Ministries. Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Finance Heng Swee Keat will be the Acting Prime Minister in PM's absence.
Source: Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Government of Singapore