Country honoured to be invited to G-20 Bali summit: PM
The Straits Times|January 26, 2022
S’pore will do its best to contribute to talks, he says, following invitation from Jokowi
Lim Yan Liang

Singapore is very honoured to be invited by Indonesia to attend this year’s Group of 20 (G-20) summit, and will do its best to contribute to discussions there, Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong said yesterday.

Indonesian President Joko Widodo extended the invitation to attend this year’s meeting to PM Lee during their fifth Leaders’ Retreat, which was held on Bintan Island yesterday.

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