Tue. May 21st, 2024

The Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) recently faced embarrassment when Singapore’s High Commissioner to India, Simon Wong, pointed out a spelling error in the name of his country on a signboard near the high commission. Mr. Wong shared a picture of the signboard on X, suggesting that the MCD should have done a spell check before installing it. The post quickly went viral.

After the image gained traction online, the authorities took immediate action to rectify the mistake. Mr. Wong then shared a picture of the corrected signboard and thanked the authorities for the quick fix.

The post showcasing the rectified signboard garnered significant attention on X, accumulating over 1,48,000 views. People flooded the comments section with their reactions. One user expressed hope that the MCD would fix the error as soon as possible, while another user humorously questioned where their smiles would come from if there were no mistakes. Another user attributed such errors to the translation from regional languages to English.

In other news, High Commissioner Simon Wong recently enjoyed dancing with folk artists at a G20 meeting in Darjeeling, West Bengal. Singapore in India tweeted about the event, highlighting Moonlight tea picking as the highlight of the evening.

Additionally, Mr. Wong congratulated the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) for successfully launching the PSLV-C56 rocket, which carried seven satellites developed by various Singaporean entities.

Overall, the MCD swiftly rectified the spelling error in response to Mr. Wong’s tweet, and the incident generated considerable buzz on social media platforms like X.

By admin