Aung San Suu Kyi in Singapore for visit

2013-09-20 15:32:07 GMT2013-09-20 23:32:07(Beijing Time)  Xinhua English

SINGAPORE, Sept. 20 (Xinhua) -- Aung San Suu Kyi, chairperson of Myanmar's opposition National League for Democracy, arrived in Singapore on Friday for a five-day visit.

Suu Kyi, who is the chair of the Lower House Committee for the Rule of Law, Peace and Tranquility, appeared at the Singapore Summit on Friday evening as an invited guest.

Her scheduled activities in Singapore include meetings with Singapore's President Tony Tan Keng Yam, Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong and Emeritus Senior Minister Goh Chok Tong. Goh will also host her to lunch at the Istana.

She will also meet with some of the women politicians in Singapore.

She is also expected to receive a briefing from the Economic Development Board, the Corrupt Practices Investigation Bureau and the Ministry of Education.

While in Singapore, she is also scheduled to deliver two speeches, one at the Singapore Summit on Saturday, and the other at a public lecture organized by the Singapore Management University on Sunday.

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