Minister Berner to Singapore

Ministry of Transport and Communications
Publication date 12.9.2017 10.34
News item
Minister Anne Berner (Photo: MINTC / Tomi Parkkonen)
Minister Anne Berner (Photo: MINTC / Tomi Parkkonen)

Minister of Transport and Communications Anne Berner will visit Singapore on 14-18 September. Minister Berner will meet the Minister of Transport and the Minister of Communications and Information of Singapore, speak at a ministerial event at the Singapore International Cyber Week, and meet with representatives of Finnish companies in Singapore.

The trip is focused on the digitalisation and automatisation of transport, the reduction of carbon emissions from transport and the development of 5G networks.

Minister Berner intends to discuss the concept of Mobility as a Service and smart marine technology with Singapore's Minister of Transport, Khaw Boon Wan. She will be talking about cyber security with Yaacob Ibrahim, Minister of Communications and Information.

She will discuss smart cities with Senior Ministers of State Janil Puthucheary and Chee Hong Tat.

The ministerial event taking place during Singapore's International Cyber Week will be attended by around 20 ministers responsible for cyber security, as well as senior officials from ASEAN countries, the United States, Australia, New Zealand and Europe. Minister Berner will speak about cyber security from the point of view of digital transport services.