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SHANMUGAM AND TEO CHEE HEAN IN QATAR FOR TALKS, SAW LIONEL MESSI LIVE

Singapore ministers K Shanmugam and Teo Chee Hean were in Qatar for talks with Qatari officials as they held talks over a variety of topics.

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The two also managed to catch the Argentina vs Netherlands match, as they saw Lionel Messi in action.

Teo said that the atmosphere in the stadium was “electrifying” and congratulated Qatar on their successful hosting of the competition.

He also added that he is looking forward to hosting the Qatari Prime Minister Sheikh Khalid in Singapore next year, for the latter’s first official visit to Singapore.

Teo Chee Hean’s Facebook post

Productive discussions with Qatar PM/Interior Minister Sheikh Khalid Bin Khalifa Bin Abdulaziz Al Thani, DPM/Foreign Minister Sheikh Mohammed Bin Abdulrahman Al Thani, & DPM/Minister of State for Defence Affairs Dr Khalid bin Mohammad Al Attiyah on global & regional developments, as well as strengthening cooperation in areas such as renewable energy & food security.

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Sheikh Khalid & I co-chair the Singapore-Qatar High Level Joint Committee (HLJC) & I look forward to welcoming Sheikh Khalid to Singapore next year for his first official visit & next HLJC.

Met Emir His Highness Sheikh Tamim Bin Hamad Al Thani after the Argentina v Netherlands quarter-final match, & conveyed my warmest

congratulations on Qatar’s successful hosting of the World Cup. It was wonderful to soak up the electrifying atmosphere at Lusail Stadium. Qatar can be proud of their success in hosting the first ever World Cup in the Middle East.

With Min K Shanmugam Sc

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