SINGAPORE: Over 12,000 residents have so far taken part in 155 sessions of the Our Singapore Conversation between September 2012 to January 2013.
They were organised by the People’s Association (PA) and Grassroots Organisations (GROs) at various locations in the heartland.
In a statement, PA said at the sessions, residents discussed about healthcare, elderly issues, education, social values and governance.
Residents comprising community partners, district councillors, youths and seniors, including new citizens and permanent residents came together and shared their hopes and concerns and expressed their views on their ideal Singapore.
A wrap—up session with over 100 grassroots leaders will be held on Thursday.
Minister in the Prime Minister’s Office and PA’s Deputy Chairman, Lim Swee Say and Our Singapore Conversation Chairman and Education Minister, Heng Swee Keat, will be present.
Five presenters will highlight the aspirations shared by their residents at various dialogue sessions in the past four months.
The PA and the grassroots organisations plan to organise more sessions to engage some 1,000 residents from February to March this year.
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