ASEAN-US Special Summit - May 2022
Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong made a working visit to Washington D.C. from 10 to 14 May 2022 to attend the ASEAN-US Special Summit.
PM Lee and other ASEAN Leaders met with US President Joseph R. Biden Jr. The Leaders reviewed the current comprehensive ASEAN-US Strategic Partnership and discussed ways to further strengthen ASEAN-US cooperation for the future. The ASEAN Leaders and President Biden also exchanged views on regional and global issues. This is the second Special Summit between the US President and ASEAN Leaders since 2016, and will build on the momentum from the 9th ASEAN-US Summit held virtually in October 2021 which President Biden attended.
PM Lee and other ASEAN Leaders were also hosted to a working lunch by US Vice President Kamala D. Harris, after which they participated in a meeting with Vice President Harris and a group of US Cabinet Secretaries, with discussions focused on climate action, clean energy transition and sustainable infrastructure. PM Lee and other ASEAN Leaders also attended a lunch with the US Congressional Leaders hosted by US Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, and participated in a dialogue with the US-ASEAN Business Council and US Chamber of Commerce.
PM Lee had separate meetings with Vietnam PM Pham Minh Chinh and US Special Presidential Envoy for Climate John Kerry.
(MCI Photos by Fyrol / PMO Photos)