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Lawrence Wong on support measures for Phases 2 and 3 (Heightened Alert)

Singapore’s return to Phase 2 (Heightened Alert) after the emergence of the Jurong Fishery Port cluster was an “important, difficult but necessary decision”, said Finance Minister Lawrence Wong in Parliament on Tuesday (Jul 27) - and he again explained why. Mr Wong said he cannot rule out the possibility of future restrictions and the need for another Government support package; and if that happens in this financial year, both operating and development expenditures will have to be tightened to fund it.

Lawrence Wong on support measures for Phases 2 and 3 (Heightened Alert)

27 Jul 2021 07:44pm
Singapore’s return to Phase 2 (Heightened Alert) after the emergence of the Jurong Fishery Port cluster was an “important, difficult but necessary decision”, said Finance Minister Lawrence Wong in Parliament on Tuesday (Jul 27) - and he again explained why. Mr Wong said he cannot rule out the possibility of future restrictions and the need for another Government support package; and if that happens in this financial year, both operating and development expenditures will have to be tightened to fund it.

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