President Halimah Yacob initiated a new series called Picnic@Istana, and spent a memorable evneing at the picnic with children from the Dyslexia Association of Singapore. The Picnic@Istana series will see four picnics held in a year, and is part of President Halimah Yacob's push to make the Istana grounds more accessible to Singaporeans.
President Halimah Yacob launched a new initiative at the Istana: the Volunteer Gardeners@Istana. The Volunteer Gardeners@Istana programme will provide opportunities to the gardening community to come together and share their skills and knowledge in the maintenance of the greenery and landscapes in the Istana domain. The programme is part of President’s effort to make the Istana more accessible to the community.
President Halimah Yacob attended the Officer Cadet Course Commissioning Parade and Dinner on 16 Dec 2017.