MFA Press Statement: Singapore’s representation at the State Funeral for the late Shimon Peres
Deputy Prime Minister and Coordinating Minister for National Security Teo Chee Hean will represent Singapore at the State Funeral for the former President of Israel, the late Shimon Peres, on 30 September 2016 at Mount Herzl in Jerusalem.
DPM Teo said, “I had the honour of meeting Mr Peres and am saddened by his passing. Mr Peres saw opportunities for Israel and her neighbours to set aside differences and co-operate. His efforts to bring about peace in the Middle East will inspire future generations. His passing is a great loss to Israel and the global community.”
DPM Teo will be accompanied by officials from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
Source: MINISTRY OF FOREIGN AFFAIR SINGAPORE