Parliament: No fraud involved in National Gallery’s $12.4m waivers and contract variations, says Grace Fu, Singapore News

No fraud was involved in the National Gallery Singapore’s waiver of contractual provisions, said Culture, Community and Youth Minister Grace Fu in Parliament on Monday (Aug 5). These waivers largely related to penalties on the contractor for the extra time taken to complete the development project. In all, the waivers and contract variations given to Takenaka-Singapore Piling Joint Venture totalled $12.4 million, which was flagged in the Auditor-General’s Office (AGO) report last month. This sum is not overpayment, Ms Fu said in her reply to Mr Png Eng Huat (Hougang), so…

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