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Pioneer Generation Package explained at bazaar booth and River Safari visit

Published on Jul 12, 2014 8:34 PM

SINGAPORE - A Ramadan bazaar and a day out at the River Safari provided two unconventional chances to explain the Pioneer Generation Package of medical subsidies on Saturday.

At a "listening point" at a bazaar for the Muslim fasting month at Geylang Serai, volunteers gave out brochures and explained the scheme's details to passers-by.

"A certain segment of the Malay-Muslim community may still not understand what the package is all about, and therefore we need to use all touchpoints possible," said Minister-in-charge of Muslim Affairs Yaacob Ibrahim, who was visiting the booth with Speaker of Parliament Halimah Yacob.

More people know about the package now than a few months ago, said Madam Halimah, who chairs the Pioneer Generation Joint Committee (PGJC). "But what they do not know are the details," she noted.

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