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NMP select committee to meet in July

Published on Jun 23, 2014 7:08 PM

SINGAPORE - The select committee which considers Nominated Members of Parliament (NMP) hopefuls will be meeting in July to draw up its shortlist of eligible candidates.

Of the 36 names put forward, 22 were from the general public.

When finalised, the list will be forwarded to the President for his appointment, said the Office of the Clerk of Parliament in a statement on Monday.

The Special Select Committee has consulted with elected MPs, seeking their views and comments on the persons proposed in accordance the Constitution, it said.

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