Vice-President Siim Kallas on official visit to Singapore 13-15 February
Vice-President Siim Kallas, European Commissioner for Transport, will officially visit Singapore from 13 to 15 February.
During his visit he will attend the Singapore Airshow and Aviation Leadership Summit 2012. Vice-President Kallas will meet Deputy Prime Minister Teo Chee Hean and Minister for Transport Lui Tuck Yew. The parties will sign an agreement on intelligent transport systems (ITS) that will allow the authorities in Singapore to co-operate with the European Commission in areas such as applying ITS solutions for land and urban transport. The EU Transport Commissioner and Minister Lui will also witness the signing of a second agreement between the European Aviation Safety Agency and the Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore (CAAS) on aviation safety. At the same time, a third agreement will be signed between the Single European Sky Air Traffic Management Research Joint Undertaking and the CAAS to explore ways to co-operate on air traffic management.