DPM Teo urges Govt scholars to focus on serving S'pore

Deputy Prime Minister Teo Chee Hean (above) has called on Government scholars to stay focused on serving the nation.

Mr Teo said this yesterday at the annual Economic Development Board scholarship ceremony, where 10 students received their awards.

They will further their studies in the United States or Europe in engineering, economics and science-related courses.

Mr Teo also spoke to the scholars about their responsibilities. They should be "driven and committed to serving the nation, to think deeply about our economic future, and to work hard to make Singapore a great city and home."

This article was first published in The New Paper.

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