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Communications and Engagement Taskforce

A 23-member strong Merdeka Generation Communications and Engagement Taskforce has been formed to communicate and reach out to members of the Merdeka Generation to help them better understand the benefits of the Package. The taskforce is co-chaired by Senior Minister of State, Ministry of Health, Dr Amy Khor, and Senior Minister of State, Ministry of Communications and Information, Ms Sim Ann.

The taskforce offers a range of expertise from the Government, people and community sectors, including individuals from manpower and healthcare organisations, self-help groups, media and the grassroots.

List of Members

No. Name Designation
1 Dr Amy Khor
(Taskforce Co-chair)
Senior Minister of State
Ministry of Health and Ministry of Environment and Water Resources
2 Ms Sim Ann
(Taskforce Co-chair)
Senior Minister of State
Ministry of Communications and Information and Ministry of Culture, Community and Youth
3 Dr Mohamad Maliki Bin Osman Senior Minister of State
Ministry of Defence and Ministry of Foreign Affairs Mayor, South East District
4 Dr Janil Puthucheary Senior Minister of State
Ministry of Communications and Information and Ministry of Transport
5 Dr Benjamin Koh Deputy Secretary (Development)
Ministry of Health
6 Mr Janadas Devan Chief of Government Communications
Deputy Secretary, Prime Minister’s Office (PMO)
7 Mr Yee Ping Yi Deputy Secretary (Planning)
Ministry of Finance
8 Mr Augustin Lee Deputy Secretary
Ministry of Manpower
9 Mr Tan Kwang Cheak Chief Executive Officer
Agency for Integrated Care 
10 Mr Ng Chee Peng Chief Executive Officer
Central Provident Fund Board 
11 Mr Desmond Tan Chief Executive Director
People’s Association
12 Mr Anbarasu Rajendran Chief Executive Officer
Singapore Indian Development Association 
13 Mr Chua Chim Kang Chief Editor, Chinese News and Current Affairs
14 Mr James Teo Cher Cheong, JP, BBM Chairman
Toa-Payoh East-Novena CCC
15 Mr Koh Juan Kiat Executive Director
Singapore National Employers Federation
16 Mr Koh Juay Meng President
RSVP Singapore – The Organisation of Senior Volunteers
17 Mr Patrick Tay Teck Guan Assistant Secretary-General 
National Trades Union Congress 
Chairperson for Government Parliamentary Committee for Manpower
18 Ms Poh Li San Grassroots Leader
Sembawang Constituency 
Vice President, Changi Airport Group
19 Mdm Sharifah Sakinah Ali Abdul Rahman Senior Director of Partner Relations & Recognition, Yayasan Mendaki
(Council for the Development of Singapore Malay/ Muslim Community) 
20 Mr Syed Zakir Hussain News Editor, The Straits Times
Singapore Press Holdings
21 Mr Tim Oei Chief Executive Officer
National Kidney Foundation
22 Dr Vincent Ng Chief Executive Officer
AMKFSC Community Services Limited
23 Mr Xie Yao Quan Vice-Chairman
Jurong Spring CCC 
Lead of Healthcare Redesign, Alexandra Hospital