First session of 13th Parliament to be held on Jan 15

First session of 13th Parliament to be held on Jan 15

SINGAPORE - The first session of the 13th Parliament will commence at 3.30pm on Jan 15, 2016, Leader of the House Grace Fu said in a statement today.

The sitting will start with the election of the Speaker and the swearing-in of the Members of Parliament.

President Tony Tan Keng Yam will then deliver his opening address at 8.30pm. He will announce the priorities, policies and programmes of his Government for its five-year term.

The debate on the President's address will be from Jan 25-29.

huizhen@sph.com.sg

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