We have weathered many crises together as a people and a nation:
Facing the Crisis of a Lifetime Together
Source: Ministry of Communications and Information (MCI).
- separation from Malaysia in 1965
- the British withdrawal in the 1970s
- the recession of the 1980s
- the Asian Financial Crisis in the 1990s
- 9/11, SARS and the Global Financial Crisis in the 2000s.
Each of these was a major threat to us. Each time, the PAP was there – with you, for you and for Singapore. Decade after decade, we have worked side by side with Singaporeans to overcome these crises and emerge stronger.
Covid-19 is our most dangerous crisis in more than a generation. This is not only a public health crisis but a grave and global economic crisis. Many jobs will be lost. Some businesses will close. Our social resilience will be tested. The road ahead will be tough.
Source: The Straits Times © Singapore Press Holdings Limited.
As always, the PAP stands with Singaporeans, serving in solidarity. We will not let you or Singapore down. We will work with you to bring everyone safely through the storm. We also have clear plans for Singapore’s future beyond this crisis. We will invest in our people, rebuild our economy and strengthen our society. Together, we will emerge stronger again.
This manifesto sets out our plans for