Remarks Following Discussions With Prime Minister Goh Chok Tong of Singapore in Singapore
Mr. Prime Minister, thanks. It's so gracious of you to host us, and it's a chance for me to say to the Singapore people how much we appreciate our friendship. And I appreciate our personal relationship, Mr. Prime Minister.
The Prime Minister is a wise man. He understands Southeast Asia very well. And a lot of our discussion was about how we continue to foster our agenda, which is one of peace and freedom as well as prosperity through trade.
I appreciate your good advice, and I want to thank you for your warm hospitality. It's a magnificent country you have here. We're honored to be here. Thank you again.
NOTE: The President spoke at 8:55 p.m. at the Istana. A tape was not available for verification of the content of these remarks.
George W. Bush, Remarks Following Discussions With Prime Minister Goh Chok Tong of Singapore in Singapore Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/213314