President Tony Tan Keng Yam’s meeting with Pope Francis at the Holy See earlier today (28th May). This is the first ever state visit by a Singapore Head of State to the Vatican.

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President Tony Tan also met Vatican Secretary of State Cardinal Pietro Parolin, who was here in Singapore last August on the occasion of our golden jubilee as an independent state.

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Pictures courtesy of the Istana and Ministry of Communications and Information (MCI).