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Ng Eng Hen pays surprise visit to NDP participants

 Defence Minister Ng Eng Hen was at the National Day Parade (NDP) preview on Saturday (August 2) to speak to parade participants.

SINGAPORE: The National Day Parade (NDP) preview was held on Saturday evening (August 2), and those who participated in the parade had a surprise visitor. Defence Minister Ng Eng Hen was at the F1 Pit to speak to parade participants.

Speaking to reporters after his visit, Dr Ng said the morale among participants is "very high" and participants he spoke to told him that the experience has been wonderful. Dr Ng had earlier announced that this year's National Day Parade will be the last show at the Marina Bay Floating Platform for at least a few years to come.

Next year's National Day Parade will be at City Hall and the following year at the new National Stadium.  

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