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"Need to do more, do better, do together": MSF Minister Chan Chun Sing

Published on May 21, 2014 12:32 PM
 
There is "much to do, much to do better and much to do together", said Minister for Social and Family Development Chan Chun Sing on Wednesday at the first Social Service Partners Conference at Marina Bay Sands. -- PHOTO: ST FILE 

SINGAPORE - There is "much to do, much to do better and much to do together", said Minister for Social and Family Development Chan Chun Sing on Wednesday at the first Social Service Partners Conference at Marina Bay Sands.

The conference, which has the theme of "strengthening partnerships", was held to discuss trends and directions for social services. About 800 people, including those from volunteer welfare organisations, government agencies, media, and companies. took part in the event.

Mr Chan said: "Our country is at a significant milestone as we approach our 50th year of independence. Amidst changing demographics and new economic challenges, we will build a 'Community of Support' to care for all in need."

"We will grow our social services, deepen our competencies and strengthen our networks to meet today's and tomorrow's needs," he added.

 
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