In the morning, in Singapore, , His Excellency the Honourable Paul de Jersey AC met the Acting Australian High Commissioner to Singapore, Mr Adrian Lochrin for a briefing on Australia-Singapore relations.
Following, at the Supreme Court of Singapore, the Governor met the Honourable the Chief Justice of Singapore, Mr Sundaresh Menon.
In the afternoon, at the residence of the Australian High Commissioner, the Governor, as guest of honour, attended a business leaders’ lunch, hosted by the Acting High Commissioner.
Following, at the SingTel Business Solutions Centre, the Governor met CEO, NCS Group Enterprise, Mr Chia Wee Boon, and State Director, Optus Queensland, Ms Samantha Kennedy, and was briefed on the innovative applications of science and technology in building safe and smart cities, a feature of the 2015 Asia Pacific Cities Summit and Mayors’ Forum, an initiative of Brisbane City Council, to be held in Brisbane in July 2015. Afterwards, at the Singapore Art Museum, the Governor and Mrs Kaye de Jersey met Director, Singapore Art Museum, Ms Susie Lingham and were briefed on future exhibitions featuring collaborative partnerships with Queensland Art Gallery | Gallery of Modern Art, and then toured the Museum.
In the evening, at the Australian High Commissioner’s residence, the Governor and Mrs de Jersey met the Australian High Commissioner to Singapore, His Excellency Mr Philip Green OAM for a briefing on Queensland-Singapore relations.