Assistant Secretary of State Manisha Singh Travels to Japan, Philippines, Singapore, and India

Media Note
Office of the Spokesperson
Washington, DC
August 23, 2018

Assistant Secretary of State for Economic and Business Affairs Manisha Singh will travel to Tokyo, Manila, Singapore, and Mumbai, August 26-September 5, 2018. During her travel, the Assistant Secretary will share the Administration strategy for ensuring a free and open Indo-Pacific region, including the recent launch of new infrastructure and digital economy initiatives. Assistant Secretary Singh will meet with U.S. companies and government officials in all four countries to talk about steps the Administration is taking to support fair trade and free markets, women’s economic empowerment, and economic growth and security.

In Singapore, Assistant Secretary Singh will participate in the East Asia Summit Economic Ministers Meeting. This follows Secretary of State Pompeo’s participation in the annual U.S.-ASEAN Ministerial meetings in Singapore earlier this month.

In Mumbai, the Assistant Secretary will also participate in a panel at the U.S.-India Business Council’s 43rd Annual General Meeting and Ideas Summit.

For updates on Assistant Secretary Singh, follow her on Facebook and Twitter @EconAtState.