Statements by Members of the Board

In our opinion:

  1. the accompanying financial statements of the National Library Board (the “Board) and its subsidiaries (the “Group”) as set out on pages 75 to 109 are drawn up so as to give a true and fair view of the state of affairs of the Group and of the Board as at 31 March 2008 and the income and expenditure statement, statement of changes in equity and cash flow statement of the Group, and the income and expenditure statement and statement of changes in equity of the Board for the year ended on that date in accordance with the provisions of the National Library Board Act (Cap. 197, 1996 Revised Edition) and Statutory Board Financial Reporting Standards; and
  2. at the date of this statement, there are reasonable grounds to believe that the Board will be able to pay its debts as and when they fall due.

The Members of the Board has, on the date of this statement, authorised these financial statements for issue.

On behalf of the Board

Lim Soo Hoon

Chairman

N. Varaprasad

Chief Executive

27 June 2008