Singapore's Finance Minister Heng Swee Keat and his Malaysian counterpart Tengku Zafrul Aziz spoke in a video conference on May 19 to discuss the COVID-19 situation. (Photo: Heng Swee Keat/Facebook) 

In a Facebook post on May 20th, Heng Swee Keat, who is also Singapore’s Deputy Prime Minister, said the discussion was centred on the COVID-19 situation in both countries and around the world.

"We shared learning points on this battle - from measures to contain the spread of the virus, to support for our companies and households," he wrote.

The two ministers also discussed exploring areas to strengthen bilateral cooperation.

They reaffirmed their longstanding and multi-faceted bilateral relationship and the need to collaborate with each other./.