08 October 2017
The issue of whether Singapore should one day consider dual citizenship has been raised from time to time in discussions about the future of Singapore citizenship.
The Government’s reply: As Singapore is a “small and young nation”, dual citizenship could dilute citizens’ commitment to the country.
But Ambassador Barry Desker of the S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies, a prominent advocate of dual citizenship, argues that it helps root two groups to Singapore: first, Singaporeans living abroad and, second, foreigners in Singapore who are married to Singaporeans.
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Last updated on 09/10/2017