State Counsellor visits Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy in Singapore

State  Counsellor Daw Aung San Suu Kyi (fourth from left) poses for a photo together with Emeritus Senior Minister Mr. Goh Chok Tong (third from left) and responsible officials at the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy in Singapore yesterday. Photo: Myanmar News Agency
State Counsellor Daw Aung San Suu Kyi (fourth from left) poses for a photo together with Emeritus Senior Minister Mr. Goh Chok Tong (third from left) and responsible officials at the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy in Singapore yesterday. Photo: Myanmar News Agency

State Counsellor Daw Aung San Suu Kyi, who is in Singapore on a working goodwill visit at the invitation of Singaporean Prime Minister Mr. Lee Hsien Loong, visited the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy (LKYSPP) yesterday evening.
The State Counsellor and her entourage were welcomed at the School by Emeritus Senior Minister Mr. Goh Chok Tong and responsible officials, and were given a brief summary of the School’s history by Dean Prof. Danny Quah.
The State Counsellor and her entourage then observed classes in session at the School and took a documentary photo with the students.
The Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy is an autonomous postgraduate school of the National University of Singapore and was formally established in August 2004. According to the QS World University Rankings (2019), the LKYSPP is ranked at No. 1 in Asia. The School was named in honor of Singapore’s first and longest-serving Prime Minister Mr. Lee Kuan Yew.
As of 2018, the LKYSPP has over 2,800 students from over 90 countries, and the School offers master’s degree programmes and PhD programmes, as well as educational exchange programmes linked with many universities around the world.
Afterwards, the State Counsellor and her entourage were cordially entertained with a tea reception at the School by Emeritus Senior Minister Mr. Goh Chok Tong.
Attending the reception with the State Counsellor were Union Ministers U Thaung Tun and U Kyaw Tin, Deputy Minister U Min Thu and officials. Accompanying the Singaporean Emeritus Senior Minister were Senior Minister of State at the Ministry of Defence and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Dr. Mohamad Maliki Bin Osman, Ambassador of Singapore to Myanmar Ms. Vanessa Chan, and LKYSPP’s Dean Prof. Danny Quah.
In the evening, the State Counsellor attended a dinner at the residence of Singapore Minister for Foreign Affairs Dr. Vivian Balakrishnan. — Myanmar News Agency

State Counsellor Daw Aung San Suu Kyi warmly greets Myanmar students at the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy in Singapore. Photo: Myanmar news Agency
State Counsellor Daw Aung San Suu Kyi warmly greets Myanmar students at the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy in Singapore. Photo: Myanmar news Agency
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