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Pass on good family values: Chan Chun Sing

Pass on good values to officers who can in turn impart them to their children. That's how the Defence Ministry hopes it can be a "good father" to the sons of Singapore. Second Defence Minister Chan Chun Sing made this point at a Father's Day event. 

SINGAPORE: Pass on good values to officers who can in turn impart them to their children.

That's how the Ministry of Defence (MINDEF) hopes it can be a "good father" to the sons of Singapore.

Second Defence Minister Chan Chun Sing made this point at a Father's Day event at SAFRA Jurong.

"Most important, it's the kind of values that we pass on to the next generation and MINDEF is one institution, together with the SAF, that emphasise a lot of the values on how we bring up our children and how we behave as adults, because it's not what we say that's important. It's what we do that's important.

"So that kind of exemplary values that MINDEF officers, SAF officers display to their kids, that's the most important thing to bring up kids in the right direction," said Mr Chan, who is also the Minister for Social and Family Development.

To help NSmen bond with their families, SAFRA planned a series activities at three of its clubs.

At the Jurong club, families took part in friendly contests meant to encourage bonding.

More than 1,700 NSmen and their families turned up at the SAFRA clubs in Jurong, Toa Payoh and Tampines for the celebrations.
 

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