In commemoration of America’s 242nd Independence Day, the U.S Embassy in Singapore held a reception at Gardens by the Bay on July 4. The celebration began with the U.S. Marine Corps Colour Guard ceremony, remarks by Chargé d’Affaires ad interim, Ms Stephanie Syptak-Ramnath and Singapore Senior Minister of State for Defence and Foreign Affairs, Dr. Mohamad Maliki Bin Osman. The world-renowned Philadelphia Boys Choir also sang the US and Singapore national anthems. Among the guests present were Ms Jessica Tan, Member of Parliament, and Mr Teo Ser Luck, Member of Parliament.

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