File photo : Singapore President Halimah and her husband.//EPA-EFE
File photo : Singapore President Halimah and her husband.//EPA-EFE

Singapore's President Halimah to attend Royal Cremation

ASEAN+ October 17, 2017 18:16

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Singapore’s President Halimah Yacob will attend the Royal Cremation Ceremony of HM the late King Bhumibol Adulyadej of Thailand, said Singapore’s Foreign Ministry.



She will visit Bangkok from October 26 to 27 and will be accompanied by her husband; Mohamed Abdullah Alhabshee, and officials from the President’s Office and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

The trip to Thailand is her first overseas trip as the president after she sworn in as Singapore’s first female President on Sept 14.