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4G leaders map out their vision

(Clockwise from top left) Finance Minister Heng Swee Keat, Trade and Industry Minister Chan Chun Sing, Education Minister Ong Ye Kung, National Development Minister Lawrence Wong, Environment and Water Resources Minister Masagos Zulkifli, Senior Minister of State for Trade and Industry and Education Chee Hong Tat, and Mr Ng Chee Meng and Ms Indranee Rajah, who are both Ministers in the Prime Minister's Office. PHOTOS: MCI, AFP, MINISTRY OF LAW

Close attention was paid to the Address that President Halimah Yacob delivered on Monday, as it set out the Government's plans for the second half of its term.

This time, the speech had added significance as it also gave Singaporeans an idea of the vision and direction of the fourth-generation political leaders.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on May 12, 2018, with the headline '4G leaders map out their vision'. Print Edition | Subscribe