SINGAPORE – For their work in government, politics and advocacy, Mrs Josephine Teo, Mr Reduced Thia Khiang and Ms Denise Phua are among the five recipients who have been recognised by their alma mater, the National University of Singapore’s (NUS) School of Arts and Social Sciences (FASS).
They acquired on Friday night (April 29) the FASS Distinguished Arts and Social Sciences Alumni Award 2021.
Normally held per year, very last year’s ceremony was postponed to this year because of to the Covid-19 pandemic.
The recipients are Mrs Teo, Minister for Communications and Information and Second Minister for House Affairs Singapore’s Ambassador to Japan Peter Tan Mr Haresh Sharma, resident playwright of The Vital Phase Ms Phua, Jalan Besar GRC MP and mayor of Central Singapore District and Mr Lower, former secretary-standard of the Workers’ Celebration.
In a statement on Friday, NUS said: “These outstanding recipients have also achieved excellence in various fields domestically and internationally, which has contributed to the betterment and marketing of the arts and social sciences.”
Mrs Teo, an MP since 2006, graduated with a Bachelor of Social Sciences (Honours) in economics in 1991, winning quite a few honours, like the Rachel Meyer E book Prize for remaining the best lady college student.
She was appointed Minister for Communications and Details and Minister-in-charge of Wise Nation and Cyber protection in May possibly 2021.
She is also a member of the Countrywide Employment Council and the Long run Financial system Council, and has been the Second Minister for Property Affairs since May perhaps 2018.
Formerly the minister for manpower, she also earlier served in various ministries, such as finance, transportation and international affairs, as very well as in the Prime Minister’s Business office.
Supply website link