Malaysian PM Discussed about the Johor River Water Agreement with Singapore’s Minister

Dr Vivian Balakrishnan, Singapore’s Foreign Minister paid a courtesy visit to meet Malaysia’s Prime Minister recently

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Prime Minister Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob and Singapore’s Foreign Minister Dr Vivian Balakrishnan during their meeting - photo credits Ismail Sabri Yaakob Facebook page

Prime Minister Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob and Singapore’s Foreign Minister Dr Vivian Balakrishnan discussed matters regarding the 1962 Johor River Water Agreement during their meeting on the 19th of May 2022.

Ismail Sabri said he had a courtesy visit from Dr Vivian at his Putrajaya office in a recent Facebook post.

“Many issues were discussed including the 10th Malaysia-Singapore Leaders Retreat, bilateral ties, investment, tourism, cross-border issues and the Johor River Water Agreement 1962.

“We also discussed the Kuala Lumpur-Singapore High-Speed Rail project, the Johor Bahru-Singapore Rapid System (RTS) Link project, as well as Malaysia-Singapore maritime and airspace issues,” he said.

He also expressed the hope that the two countries’ existing bilateral ties would remain firm for mutual benefit.