Singapore – Year of Innovation – Meeting between Jean-Baptiste Lemoyne and S. Iswaran (24 May 2018)

Jean-Baptiste Lemoyne, Minister of State attached to the Minister for Europe and Foreign Affairs, will meet today with S. Iswaran, Minister for Communications and Information and Minister-in-charge of Trade Relations, during his visit to France from May 22 to 25.

The visit by S.Iswaran, who is heading the first Singaporean delegation attending the VivaTechnology show, is a highlight of the joint France-Singapore Year of Innovation 2018.

The meeting will provide an opportunity to discuss our partnership projects in the area of innovation as well as the cooperation between our start-up networks as part of the joint Year of Innovation. It will also provide an opportunity to discuss international trade issues and to signal our attachment to regulated globalization within a multilateral framework. Lastly, while Singapore is the chair of ASEAN this year, the meeting will make it possible to reaffirm the importance of France and Europe’s relationship with this regional organization.