31 Dec '17, 8pm

Singapore deputy PM lauds role of Sikhs

Singapore deputy PM lauds role of Sikhs

Singapore deputy prime minister Tharman Shanmugaratnam has praised Sikhs for their “significant contributions” to the multi-racial country. Speaking at the official opening of SGD 12 million renovated Singapore Khalsa Association or SKA on Saturday night, Tharman said the Sikh community has gone beyond serving its own. He said Sikhs in Singapore have always stood tall in the multi-racial community, and have made significant contributions to the society. “The Sikhs are proud Singaporeans. And Singapore is proud of their roles in our multi-ethnic nation,” he said, acknowledging the minority community’s contribution in business, politics, military, sports and professions like law, medicine and civil services. The association, which began in 1931 as a humble club for cricket, hockey and football, has evolved into a network hub, 70% of which is being used by non-Sikhs for celeb...

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