Sun, Dec 20, 2009
The Straits Times
Four ministers' sons become SAF officers

[Photo above: Minister for Defence Teo Chee Hean (centre) pinning the rank epaulette on his son Eng Siang's uniform yesterday, while his wife Poh Yim looks on.

Three other ministers, whose sons graduated from the same cohort, were also present. They were: Minister for Education and Second Minister for Defence Ng Eng Hen, Minister for Community Development, Youth and Sports Vivian Balakrishnan, and Minister in the Prime Minister's Office Lim Swee Say.]

By Terrence Voon

He was there as the reviewing officer presiding over the commissioning parade for new Singapore Armed Forces officers yesterday.

He was also there as a proud parent.

And once his official duties were over, Deputy Prime Minister and Defence Minister Teo Chee Hean joined hundreds of other parents in congratulating their sons' on their achievements.

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