Singapore Foreign Minister K Shanmugam will embark on a three-day trip to India tomorrow to meet the top leadership and visit the Nalanda University archaeological complex in Bihar.

Shanmugam, also the Law Minister, will visit New Delhi and Bihar during July 28-30, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs said today.

In New Delhi, Shanmugam will meet External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid and National Security Advisor Shivshankar Menon.

Shanmugam will also deliver the inaugural speech of the newly—launched ASEAN-India Centre on “ASEAN and India — The Challenge Ahead” on July 30.

In Bihar, Shanmugam will visit the Nalanda University archaeological complex and meet varsity officials, the ministry said.

He will call on Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar in Patna.

(This article was published on July 27, 2013)
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