1. As announced by Deputy Prime Minister Heng Swee Keat in the Fortitude Budget, the National Jobs Council has been formed to identify and develop job opportunities and skills training for Singaporeans amidst the COVID-19 situation. Chaired by Senior Minister Tharman Shanmugaratnam, the Council will mobilise the tripartite partners’ networks and schemes to maximise support for jobseekers. The Council will include other political office holders and leaders from industry and unions, with Deputy Prime Minister Heng Swee Keat as Advisor. (Please refer to the Annex for the list of Council members.) The National Jobs Council will also align its work and implementation strategies with that of the Future Economy Council and the Emerging Stronger Taskforce.
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