His Excellency Tran Dai Quang, President of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam, will make a State Visit to Singapore from 28 to 30 August 2016 at the invitation of President Tony Tan Keng Yam. President Quang will be accompanied by his spouse Madam Nguyen Thi Hien, Minister-Chairman of the President's Office Dao Viet Trung, Minister of Planning and Investment Nguyen Chi Dung, Minister of Industry and Trade Tran Tuan Anh, Minister of Education and Training Phung Xuan Nha, senior officials, and a business delegation.

On 29 August, President Tan will host an official welcome ceremony at the Istana and receive a call by President Quang. Mrs Mary Tan will separately host Madam Hien to tea. Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong will also meet President Quang and host him to lunch. In addition, President Quang and Madam Hien will visit the Singapore Botanic Gardens where an orchid will be named in their honour. President Quang will also deliver the keynote address at the Singapore-Vietnam Business Forum organised by the Singapore Business Federation. In the evening, President Tan and Mrs Mary Tan will host a State Banquet in honour of President Quang, Madam Hien and their delegation.

On 30 August, Deputy Prime Minister and Coordinating Minister for National Security Teo Chee Hean will host President Quang to breakfast. President Quang will then deliver the 38th Singapore Lecture organised by the Institute of Southeast Asian Studies (ISEAS) - Yusof Ishak Institute, the first by a Vietnam Head of State. The session will be chaired by DPM Teo. President Quang will also receive a call by Emeritus Senior Minister Goh Chok Tong and visit One-North before departing for Vietnam.

Source: MINISTRY OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS SINGAPORE