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Singapore's pioneers get special mention in Yaacob's Hari Raya message

Published on Jul 28, 2014 12:09 AM
 
Dr Yaacob Ibrahim, Minister for Information and Communication, and Minister in-charge of Muslim Affairs. Singapore's pioneer generation received special mention in the Minister for Communications and Information Dr Yaacob Ibrahim's Hari Raya Aidilfitri message. -- PHOTO: BERITA HARIAN FILE

SINGAPORE - Singapore's pioneer generation received special mention in the Minister for Communications and Information Dr Yaacob Ibrahim's Hari Raya Aidilfitri message.

Wishing the Singapore Muslim community, he said the month of Ramadan, among other things, reminded everyone "to appreciate the sacrifice, service and love of parents, including the pioneers".

"Their selfless efforts have given us a better life," he said.

"Now, it is our responsibility to build on their legacy and take care of them during their silver years," he added.

 
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