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President Tony Tan lays out six broad goals for Singapore govt

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SINGAPORE: President Tony Tan Keng Yam has pledged to work with all Singaporeans to address their concerns and aspirations, and build a better future, in his speech at the re-opening of Parliament after its traditional mid-term break, reports the ChannelnewsAsia

He also laid out six broad goals for the Singapore government: strengthening safety nets, enhancing retirement adequacy, supporting families and communities, creating a better quality life for Singaporeans and opportunities for adults to have a fulfilling career, and enabling young Singaporeans to fulfil their potential.

Dr Tan said the government will pursue new strategies to achieve these goals, and the approach will be different as the environment has changed.

He said the government has heard from citizens who participated in the year-long "Our Singapore Conversation" sessions.

"We will give substance to these voices, and set out a new way forward for ourselves and our nation," said Dr Tan. more...

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