Channel NewsAsia - MOF calls for public feedback on upcoming Budget 2017 –
Members of the public can provide views through various channels.
The Ministry of Finance (MOF) is seeking views and suggestions from all Singaporeans in preparation for the upcoming Budget 2017, it said in a press release on Sunday (Dec 4).
"Individuals, households, and businesses are welcome to provide feedback on issues such as how we can best develop Singaporeans, support families, and help local companies grow through innovation and internationalisation," MOF said.
Members of the public can provide views through various channels. From Monday, Singaporeans can visit the REACH Pre-Budget 2017 website to submit their views online.
During the feedback period, REACH will be staging Pre-Budget 2017 Listening Points across Singapore. Locations of these Listening Points - open booths to give input in person - are also found on REACH's website.
In addition, REACH will be hosting a Pre-Budget 2017 Conversation on Dec 7, where members of the public will discuss their ideas for the coming Budget.
The event will be graced by Senior Minister of State for Finance and Law Indranee Rajah and REACH Supervisory Panel Vice-Chairman Vikram Nair.
In addition, there will be a live Facebook Q&A session planned for Jan 4 from 8pm to 9.30pm on REACH’s Facebook page. The Q&A will be chaired by Mr Liang Eng Hwa, chairman of the Government Parliamentary Committee (GPC) for Finance and Trade and Industry and REACH Supervisory Panel member, and Ms Foo Mee Har, a member of the GPC.
The feedback exercise will close on Jan 13, 2017.