07 Oct '11, 1am

Curious to learn more about President’s Address? Check out REACH’s infographic, and join in the discussion here #sgparl

Curious to learn more about President’s Address? Check out REACH’s infographic, and join in the discussion here #sgparl

President SR Nathan Opening of the Second Session of the 11th Parliament 18 May 2009 Parliament was prorogued on 13 Apr 2009, and reconvened on 18 May 2009. Proroguing refers to closing a session of Parliament midway through the Government's term of office. It provides an opportunity for MPs take stock of their work, and for the Government to map out a new direction. It can also be done when there is a new Prime Minister or a new President. In 2009, in light of the global economic crisis, the Government prorogued Parliament so that it could set out new priorities for the rest of its term. It was also an opportunity for the Government to review its policies and strategies to develop and prosper in the longer term. Opening the Second Session of the 11th Parliament, President Nathan outlined the direction for Singapore for the next decade, touching on the following priorities...

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