Various government representatives and officials attended Singapore’s 50th year of Independence.
Singapore celebrates 50th year of Independence since it gained independence as the Republic of Singapore on 9 August 1965. Together with this celebration is the National Day Parade 2015, a national parade and ceremony that returns to Padang where first National Parade Day was held in 1966.
In commemoration of Singapore’s 50th year of independence, foreign Heads of State and Heads of Government will attend the parade for the first time. This event reminds Singaporeans that everyone has a part to play in maintaining the peace and stability of the nation.
Singapore’s National Day Parade marking 50 years of independence, Sunday, attended by other nations leader is also a nationwide celebrations. This includes a huge military parade and firework display, pay tribute to former founding leader Lee Kuan Yew who emphasized rapid economic growth, support for business entrepreneurship, limitations on internal democracy, and close relationships with China set the new nation’s policies.
The King sent message, saying, “On the occasion of the 50th anniversary of the Republic of Singapore’s National Day this year, I take great pleasure in extending to Your Excellency and the people of Singapore my goodwill and best wishes.”
The lunch hosted by Tony Tan Keng Yam , Singapore’s President, at the Istana for the various government representatives who attended National Day Parade, 9 August 2015, Sunday. During the celebration, relationship between China and Singapore been tackled, areas including financial cooperation, science, education, human resources as well as social governance for the benefit of both countries.
The President Tony Tan Keng Yam expressed gratitude to foreign dignitaries as well as to the government representatives for attending the celebration and for their countries’ important contributions to Singapore’s development.
With its celebration, Closer Economic Relations with the country been involved. It emphasizes on the remarkable past, an economic development model and a challenging future as population increasingly resents immigration and the city state’s political culture being a country co-founded the Association of Southeast Asian Nations. IMAGE/www.timesunion.com