28 Nov '17, 9am

Goh Chok Tong became PM in Nov 28, 1990 & played an important role in S’pore’s foreign relations https://t.co/zdcI1ZInKB

Goh Chok Tong became PM in Nov 28, 1990 & played an important role in S’pore’s foreign relations https://t.co/zdcI1ZInKB

Goh Chok Tong was formally sworn in as the second Prime Minister of Singapore 27 years ago today, on November 28., 1990, and served as PM until 2004. During his time as PM, besides building up his distinctive style of leadership domestically, he was also active on the diplomatic front, safeguarding Singapore’s strategic interests regionally and internationally. His role as an international statesman helped to expand Singapore’s political and economic space, and his interactions with various notable leaders from all over the world played a crucial role in maintaining and building up Singapore’s relations with other countries. Here are some of them. Advertisement Mahathir Mohamad, Malaysia In the 1990s, ties between Singapore and Malaysia were strained because of arguments over the location of a border post and the cancellation of automatic flyover rights for Singaporean mil...

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