PAP Life Membership for loyal pioneers
Party chairman Khaw Boon Wan announced at the PAP60 Dinner and Awards ceremony that the Central Executive Committee has accepted the proposal from PAP.SG to accord life membership to selected long-time activists.
In November last year, the PAP Seniors Group, or PAP.SG, led by Comrade Halimah Yacob proposed that the party recognises the contributions of long serving members by according them PAP Life Membership.
To qualify, the member must be at least 65 years old and has served the Party for at least 25 years.
"Although a small gesture, it shows that the party values the contribution of our loyal members and recognises their continued importance as local community leaders," said Comrade Khaw when he made the announcement.
This article was first published in the January 2015 issue of Petir Magazine