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​Nanyang Centre for Public Administration (NCPA) held Closing Dinner for MPA/MME/ETP Programmes on 13 January 2017

Published on: 25-Jan-2017

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NCPA started its year 2017 on a good note with the successful Programme Completion Ceremony on 13 January at Sheraton Towers, for Master of Science (Managerial Economics) (MME) and Master of Public Administration (MPA) AY2015/16, and a 3-month-long Executive Training Programme (ETP) for the government officials from China's Guizhou Province on Public Governance and Leadership Upgrading.

The event was attended by more than 170 distinguished guests and students, and the ceremony was graced by Mr Chee Hong Tat, Minister of State, Ministry of Communications and Information and Ministry of Health as Guest of Honour. Among the distinguished guests who attended the event were Prof Bertil Andersson, NTU President, Mr Yu Yunfeng, Education Counsellor of the Chinese Embassy in Singapore, Prof Alan Chan, Dean of College of Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences, NTU, Dr Song Gelong, Deputy Director-General, Department of Economic System Reform of China's National Development and Reform Commission, and some Fellows.

The evening was livened by the students' performances, and the highlight of the evening was the calligraphy performance by Ms Lei Qingyao, who had been enrolled in the MPA programme. She lost both of her arms in an accident during her childhood. At the event, she demonstrated her ability to write using her left foot, a Chinese calligraphy piece featuring the theme of that evening – "梦起南洋", translated as Dreams taking off from NTU.​

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