CPF among hot topics that PM will address in NDR speech

SINGAPORE - Issues on the Central Provident Fund (CPF) will be among the topics that Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong will be addressing on Sunday's National Day Rally 2014 (NDR 2014). 

PM Lee will deliver his speech at ITE Headquarters and College Central in three languages. He will speak in Malay and Mandarin from 6.45pm to 7.30pm, and then in English from 8.00pm to 10.00pm.

The Rally will also be broadcast on local TV channels and radio stations, and streamed live on the REACH website (www.reach.gov.sg/ndr2014). Alternatively, members of the public acn watch it on this YouTube channel: www.youtube.com/pmosingapore

In a statement from the Ministry of Communications and Information, REACH Chairman Dr Amy Khor said: "Over the last few months, many REACH contributors have shared their views and suggestions on CPF and providing multiple pathways to success.

"Prime Minister will be addressing these issues, along with other concerns, in his National Day Rally speech," she said.

Members of the public are also encouraged to give their feedback and reactions to the issues discuss during NDR 2014) via REACH.

A wide range of feedback platforms will be available for the 2014 NDR Feedback Exercise which runs from Aug 17-31.

Live updates and discussion topics will be available on the REACH Facebook Page (www.facebook.com/REACHSingapore) and Discussion Forum on the microsite.

REACH will also organise a 'live' Facebook Chat, face-to-face dialogue, Listening Point, and radio talkshows to engage a wide spectrum of Singaporeans for their views.

Dr Amy Khor said: "I encourage all Singaporeans to take this opportunity to share their feedback so that we can better shape and enhance our policies for greater effectiveness. With citizens' active and constructive contribution, I am confident that Singapore will continue to progress as a nation."