Visit by Special Envoy of the PM and SMS (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 will visit the Republic of Azerbaijan from 25 to 26 October 2019 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.

The theme of the Summit is Upholding the Bandung Principles to Ensure a Concerted and Adequate Response to the Challenges of the Contemporary World. Member States will discuss issues of global concern such as the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals, the importance of the international rule of law, and the need to work together to address issues such as climate change, violent extremism and terrorism. Member States will also reaffirm their commitment to work together to address the challenges facing the NAM.

SMS Maliki will be accompanied by officials from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

Source: Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Government of Singapore