15 Oct 2020

Oral Reply to Parliamentary Question on the Existing Immigration Policy on Racial Proportions, by Assoc Prof Dr Muhammad Faishal Ibrahim, Minister of State, Ministry of Home Affairs and Ministry of National Development

Question:

Gan Thiam Poh:
To ask the Minister for Home Affairs whether the existing immigration policy to keep the existing racial proportions remains unchanged.


Answer:

1.          Mr Speaker, we are keenly aware of the need to maintain the racial balance in Singapore’s population in order to preserve social stability and harmony. I would like to assure the Member that the pace and profile of our immigration intake have been, and will continue to be, calibrated to preserve this racial balance.

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