SINGAPORE: Senior Minister Teo Chee Hean is visiting Germany for the launch of the Republic of Singapore Navy’s (RSN) fourth Invincible-class submarine, the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) said on Saturday (Apr 20).

Mr Teo, who is also the Coordinating Minister for National Security, will make the working visit to Kiel and Berlin from Apr 21 to Apr 24.

He will officiate the launch of the submarine, named Inimitable, in Kiel and meet German Federal Minister of Defence Boris Pistorius.

While in Berlin, Mr Teo will meet German Federal Minister for Special Affairs and Head of the Chancellery Wolfgang Schmidt and other senior security officials.

They will discuss key areas of bilateral cooperation and exchange views on regional and global developments, said PMO.

Mr Teo will be accompanied by Senior Minister of State for Defence Heng Chee How and officials from PMO, the Ministry of Defence (MINDEF) and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.


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