SBF and the Business Community hosts President Halimah Yacob to Networking Dinner and Dialogue3 Nov 17 - SBF supported by 400 senior representatives from companies and 25 trade associations, local and foreign business chambers, hosted President Halimah Yacob to a networking dinner and dialogue at One Farrer Hotel this evening.
3 November 2017 [Singapore] - The Singapore Business Federation (SBF), supported by 400 senior representatives from companies and 25 trade associations, local and foreign business chambers, hosted President Halimah Yacob to a networking dinner and dialogue at One Farrer Hotel this evening.
On behalf of the business community, Mr S S Teo, Chairman, SBF congratulated President on her appointment and wished her a fruitful term. He added that the business community holds the office of President in high regard, and it has its full support.
During the dialogue, President Halimah fielded various questions, ranging from the role of businesses in growing Singapore’s economic prosperity to supporting social causes and the role of businesses in contributing back to society.
SBF Chairman and dialogue moderator Mr SS Teo gave his assurance on the SBF Foundation’s commitment to promote corporate giving, volunteerism and other initiatives for the upliftment of the less privileged.
On the international front, SBF and the business community fully supports the important role of the President in availing opportunities for our businesses and maintaining strong multilateral ties with foreign leaders, policymakers and business counterparts, and looks forward to complement President’s overseas State Visits with accompanying business delegations.