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Three fresh faces as Religious Harmony Council starts new term

Published on Aug 22, 2014 10:23 AM

SINGAPORE - The Presidential Council for Religious Harmony will start a new three-year term from Sept 15 with three new members, according to a statement from the President's Office on Friday.

Archbishop William Goh of the Catholic Church in Singapore, Sikh Advisory Board chairman Surjit Singh, and retired Supreme Court judge Lai Siu Chiu will come on board the council, which is chaired by retired Supreme Court judge Goh Joon Seng. Mr Goh also sits on the Council of Presidential Advisors.

Six other members of the Presidential Council for Religious Harmony have been reappointed.

They are: Venerable Seck Kwang Phing, president of the Singapore Buddhist Federation;

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