SINGAPORE: The President of Panama, Mr Ricardo Martinelli Berrocal, will be in Singapore from 17-19 October for a three-day state visit at the invitation of President S R Nathan.
During the visit, President Martinelli will call on President Nathan and meet Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong.
President Nathan will host a state banquet in Mr Martinelli’s honour.
Trade and Industry Minister Lim Hng Kiang will also host Mr Martinelli and his delegation to a working lunch with prominent Singapore businessmen.
President Martinelli will also visit the Institute of Technical Education (ITE) College West and the SMRT headquarters for briefings on Singapore’s technical education curriculum and MRT system.
Foreign Affairs Minister George Yeo will sign the Singapore-Panama Avoidance of Double Taxation Agreement with his Panamanian counterpart, Vice-President and Foreign Minister Juan Carlos Varela.