26 Mar '15, 11am

My Ministry has lost its greatest mentor, inspiration: Khaw

My Ministry has lost its greatest mentor, inspiration: Khaw

Comment E-mail to friend Bookmark & Share With the passing of Singapore’s founding Prime Minister Lee Kuan Yew, the Ministry of National Development (MND) has lost its greatest mentor and inspiration, wrote National Development Minister Khaw Boon Wan in a blog post. He noted that it was Mr Lee who established the HDB with the ambitious goal of housing Singapore’s population in the early 1960s, when the island was dotted with slums and squatters, and homelessness was high. “Through the Home Ownership for the People Scheme, he encouraged families to own their HDB flats, to have a stake in Singapore and its future,” he said. Today, the city-state has achieved one of the highest home ownership rates in the world. In addition, Mr Lee inspired many of MND’s policies such as proper urban planning, conserving Singapore’s heritage, and other notable projects such as Marina Bay and ...

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