Responding to SingFirst’s request for a courtesy call to introduce ourselves, the National Solidarity Party invited us to their office in Jalan Besar on Saturday 4 October 2014.
There were four of us from SingFirst namely Fahmi Rais, David Foo, Loke Pak Hoe and me. SingFirst’s Chairman Dr Ang Yong Guan could not attend as he was not feeling well that day (not to worry, he is hale and hearty now, his usual self). On NSP’s side were Sebastian Teo, Jeannette Chong-Aruldoss, Steve Chia and Syafarin Bin Sarif.
The atmosphere was friendly and relaxed. Both parties expressed the desire to cooperate with each other in the coming general election. Four other opposition parties have responded to our request for a courtesy call on them. SDA said it would revert in due course while PKMS would “be calling for our Supreme Council meeting to arrange a suitable date and time for your valuable courtesy call”. DPP leader met up with me for a chat. SDP felt that since I and by extension, Dr Ang as well, were part of SDP previously, it did not see the need for an introductory meeting and extended its very best wishes to us.The Reform Party, Singapore People’s Party and Workers’ Party have not yet replied our letter.
Tan Jee Say
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