30 Jan '18, 2pm

[Mothership] 11 Deputy Prime Ministers in S’pore’s 52-year history, significance explained https://t.co/zQwNlUSIEp

[Mothership] 11 Deputy Prime Ministers in S’pore’s 52-year history, significance explained https://t.co/zQwNlUSIEp

Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong confirmed on Jan. 26 that he would not be naming a new Deputy Prime Minister (DPM) in the upcoming cabinet reshuffle. PM Lee: I’d like to hand over to a successor after the next election This was what he told the media at the end of his trip in India to participate in the Asean-India Commemorative Summit. “First of all, I am not expecting new DPMs after the budget.” Advertisement Role of the DPM The role of DPM is the second highest position in Singapore. The holder sometimes assumes the role of Acting PM when the PM is away on overseas trip or on leave. Below is an example: Source: Prime Minister’s Office. Since the mid-1980s, Singapore usually had two DPMs supporting the PM. DPMs: The first 11 How exclusive is the DPM club? There are only 11 DPMs in Singapore’s 52-year history. Two alumni of this special group of 11 — Goh Chok Tong and Lee ...

Full article: https://mothership.sg/2018/01/dpm-singapore/

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