Minister for Education (Higher Education and Skills) and Second Minister for Defence Mr Ong Ye Kung will visit Japan from 26 to 30 November 2017 at the invitation of Mr Taro Kono, the Japanese Minister for Foreign Affairs.
2. During the visit, Mr Ong will meet with Mr Kono; Mr Yoshimasa Hayashi, Minister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology; Mr Tomohiro Yamamoto, State Minister of Defense; Ms Yuriko Koike, the governor of Tokyo; as well as representatives from the Japan-Singapore Parliamentary Friendship League. Mr Ong will also be visiting the Panasonic Fujisawa Smart City, NEC Space Systems, and Kawada Robotics to learn more about research and innovation in Japan and Japanese efforts in the area of future technology.
3. Mr Ong will be accompanied by officials from the Ministry of Education.