Unveiled the Istana 150 logo with Charlie Chua, a SOTA student, who submitted the winning entry for the Istana 150 logo competition. He visited the Istana when he was three years old and had fond memories of the visit!
President Halimah Yacob welcomed President of the Russian Federation, Vladimir Putin in Singapore on a two-day state visit to Singapore on 13 November 2018.
One of Singapore's oldest heritage sites, the Istana will turn 150 next year. On the side lines of the Deepavali Istana Open House (IOH), President Halimah Yacob unveiled the "Istana 150" logo and announced a series of events and activities to commemorate this landmark anniversary in 2019.
A key highlight of the commemoration will be a special Istana 150 Open House, which will be held on the Sunday (6 October 2019) of the anniversary weekend next year. During this Open House, the Istana will open its doors to members of the public for the first time at night.