Singapore hosts action-packed Regional Scout Committee meeting
The Singapore Scout Association hosted the action-packed Regional Scout Committee meeting last weekend – coinciding with the worldwide JOTA-JOTI and the launch of APR Scout Bazaar! What’s more? 100% attendance of Regional Scout Committee (RSC) led by Chairman Paul Parkinson, Sub-Committee Chairmen, and Singapore-based regional consultants Anthony Thng and Tan Cheng Kiong. New committee members took their oath – Rajalingam Ramasamy replacing Janaprith Fernando who was elected to the World Scout Committee, and Belinda Wang as the new Chairman of Young Adult Members Group taking over from Mori Cheng who was elected as Youth Advisor to the World Scout Committee.
On 21 October, the online Scout Bazaar www.aprscoutbazaar.org was launched and opened to the public, followed by the formal agenda that dealt with the Youth Forum Guideline, Constitutional amendments, APR Foundation Silver Jubilee Celebrations, Membership Growth, Sub-Committee Chairmen’s reports and the APR Plan.
APR Scout Foundation President, Dr Chao, Shou-Po welcomed new Foundation members – RSC member Ahmed Rusdi who became a Gold Palm member with U$10,000 along with three members from the Singapore Scout Association.
The meeting concluded with appreciation to the Singapore Scout Association staff and Rover Scouts for the well-organized hosting, in particular the Chief Commissioner Tan Cheng Kiong, and to International Commissioner/RSC member Chay Hong Leng for the excellent arrangements and for personally taking care of all members.