Jakarta. Vice President Jusuf Kalla and his spouse Mrs Mufidah Kalla are leaving for Singapore from Air Base Operation Halim Perdanakusuma at seven o’clock this morning using presidential aircraft BAe-RJ 85. Vice president is visiting Singapore to represent President Joko Widodo to attend the celebration of 50th anniversary of Singapore’s Independence Day that will be held late afternoon today.

In such visit Mr Kalla is accompanied by Deputy Foreign Minister A.M. Fachir, Head of Vice President’s Secretariat Mohamad Oemar and small entourage.

Aside from Singapore’s national day celebration, Vice President is scheduled to give a keynote speech at the International Symposium of Overseas Indonesian Students Association Alliance (OISAA) 2015 held at the Indonesian embassy in Singapore. Vice President and entourage are arranged to return to Jakarta on monday morning.