In his opening remarks, NCCS General Secretary, Rev Dr Ngoei Foong Nghian said that churches and Christian organisations have a long history of good governance based on biblical principles and respected the law of the land. The gathering would provide opportunity for the Charities Council to hear views which may help fine-tune and improve on the Code of Governance for the good of all. This was followed by an opening prayer led by Bishop Terry Kee.
Charity Council Chairman, Dr Gerard Ee, welcomed the crowd emphasising that good governance is a cornerstone of a successful and sustainable charity, and faith-based organisations are held to highest standard of accountability due to the call to good stewardship. Commissioner of Charities, Dr Ang Hak Seng, also addressed the crowd assuring them of the enablers available to guide the churches in implementation. He also noted on the need for continuous engagement between the charities and the COC’s Office. >> Read More