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24 January 2011

Singapore forms new Ministerial Committee for the Sino-Singapore Tianjin Eco-city

Ministry of National Development

1. The Singapore Government has formed a Ministerial Committee (MC) on the Tianjin Eco-city to enhance the coordination and support among Singapore government agencies for the Sino-Singapore Tianjin Eco-city project. Beyond its physical development, various Singapore agencies are collaborating with their Tianjin counterparts to support the economic and social development of the Eco-city. The formation of the Ministerial Committee reflects the importance that the Singapore Government attaches to this joint project, one of the only two Government-to-Government collaborative projects between Singapore and the People’s Republic of China.

2. The composition of the Ministerial Committee is as follows:

3. Mr Mah and the Ministerial Committee members will be making a visit to Tianjin from 24 – 26 January 2011 to update themselves on developments in the Tianjin Eco-city and the Tianjin Binhai New Area. They will also meet Tianjin leaders and officials. The Ministerial Committee delegation will be accompanied by senior officials from the Ministry of National Development and other relevant Singapore ministries and agencies.

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