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National Day Rally will address elected presidency, says PM Lee Hsien Loong

Friday, August 19, 2016 - 18:53
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The National Day Rally will touch on the economy, Singapore's next 50 years and the elected presidency, Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong has said in a preview video for the annual address.

[SINGAPORE] The National Day Rally will touch on the economy, Singapore's next 50 years and the elected presidency, Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong has said in a preview video for the annual address.

"In this year's National Day Rally, I will be talking about how we prepare ourselves for the future. How can our economy prosper? How can all Singaporeans progress together?" he said in the clip posted on his Facebook page on Friday evening.

"How can we strengthen our racial harmony by improving the Elected President Scheme? In short, how can we stay united in an uncertain and fast-changing world?"

Mr Lee will deliver his speech in Malay, Mandarin and English at the Institute of Technical Education on Sunday.

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