Beijing, 10 August 2021 (TDI): Every year on August 9 Singapore celebrates its National Day, commemorating the country’s independence from Britain in 1965.
Singapore’s Ambassador to China, Lui Tuck Yew, posted on Sina Weibo that ‘for 56 years, every year on Singapore’s National Day, we have reflected on our history, cherished the present and looked to the future. The world continues to fight the New Coronavirus and its variants, but I am confident that Singapore will continue to work hand in hand with our friends and partners in China and around the world to overcome the epidemic’.
On October 3, 1990, China and Singapore established diplomatic relations. Since the establishment of diplomatic relations, the two countries have held numerous high-level exchanges. Singapore maintains consulates-general in Shanghai, Xiamen, Guangzhou, Chengdu, and Hong Kong in addition to their mutual embassies.
Since the outbreak of the Newcastle Pneumonia epidemic, China and Singapore have engaged in a series of close exchanges and collaborations centered on the fight against the epidemic, deepening and strengthening their mutual understanding and friendship.