Emeritus Senior Minister (ESM) Goh Chok Tong is on a working visit to Bangkok, Thailand from 16 to 17 November 2017. ESM delivered a keynote address at the Bangkok Post Forum 2017, ASEAN@50: In Retrospect on 16 November. The full text of ESM's speech is appended.

ESM also called on Prime Minister General Prayut Chan-o-cha at Government House. They reaffirmed the excellent bilateral ties between Singapore and Thailand, including in the areas of economic and defence cooperation. They discussed the importance of promoting, both bilaterally and within ASEAN, the digital economy to tap on new opportunities in the 21st century, as well as managing the challenges of disruptive technology.

On 17 November, ESM will pay a courtesy call on Privy Council President General Prem Tinsulanonda.

Source: Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Singapore