SINGAPORE – The Prime Minister recorded his annual National Day Message at Bishan-Ang Mo Kio Park – which faces his Teck Ghee ward – yesterday morning.
This is the first time that Mr Lee Hsien Loong has recorded his message entirely at an outdoor location. The message will be broadcast on television on the eve of National Day.
Later in the day, Mr Lee posted a picture on his Facebook wall with an update: “Snapped at Bishan-AMK Park this morning. An impromptu audience watching me record my National Day Message.”
Within hours, Mr Lee’s post attracted more than 1,500 “likes” and more than 70 comments. Joni Chua, one of those who commented, wrote: “Cool. Going closer to the ground is a good approach in engaging the people. Like the idea. Look forward to the ND (National Day) msg.”
Catch the Prime Minister’s National Day message on Channel NewsAsia on Aug 8 at 6.45pm.