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Media Release

Pacific Ministers Call on Singapore PM

Minister_Kubuabola_and_Singapore06 August 2012, Singapore: Minister for Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Ratu Inoke Kubuabola yesterday made a joint call with other Pacific Island Countries Foreign Ministers to Prime Minister Lee HsienLoong in Singapore.

The Ministers had a very fruitful discussion with the Prime Minister where there was exchange of ideas on development experiences. In his statement, Prime Minister HsienLoong mentioned of Singapore’s challenges as a small state in terms of scarcity of natural resources and the need to development exchanges with other similar countries as the Pacific Small Island States. A particular area of pressing concern and of common interest highlighted by Prime Minister was climate change.

Foreign Ministers were thankful of the opportunity to explore areas of cooperation and to exchange ideas on strategies to overcome limitations as small island countries.

(Photo caption: Pacific Island Countries Foreign Ministers with Singapore PM Hon Lee HsienLoong at PM's Building.)