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     FrontPage Edition: Wed 11 August 2004

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Prime Minister Designate Lee Hsien Loong names new cabinet

The President has called upon Mr Lee Hsien Loong to be the next Prime Minister and to form the new government of Singapore. The new Cabinet list is below:

Prime Minister's Office

Mr Lee Hsien Loong *+

(Prime Minister)

Mr Goh Chok Tong

(Senior Minister)

Mr Lee Kuan Yew

(Minister Mentor)

Dr Tony Tan Keng Yam

(Deputy Prime Minister & Coordinating Minister for Security & Defence)

Professor S Jayakumar *+

(Deputy Prime Minister & Minister for Law)

Mr Lim Boon Heng

Mr Lim Swee Say *

Mr Othman Haron Eusofe #

(Minister of State)

Mr Tang Guan Seng

(Political Secretary)

Foreign Affairs, Security & Defence

Mr S Jayakumar *+

(Minister for Law & Deputy Prime Minister)

Assoc Prof Ho Peng Kee *

(Senior Minister of State, Law)

Mr Wong Kan Seng

(Minister for Home Affairs)

Assoc Prof Ho Peng Kee *

(Senior Minister of State, Home Affairs)

Mr Mohamad Maidin Bin Packer Mohd

(Sr Parliamentary Secretary, Home Affairs)

BG George Yong-Boon Yeo

(Minister for Foreign Affairs)

Mr Raymond Lim Siang Keat *

(Senior Minister of State, Foreign Affairs)

Mr Zainul Abidin Rasheed # *

(Minister of State, Foreign Affairs)

RAdm Teo Chee Hean

(Minister for Defence)

Mr Cedric Foo Chee Keng *

(Minister of State, Defence)

Assoc Prof Koo Tsai Kee *

(Sr Parliamentary Secretary)

Economics

Mr Lee Hsien Loong *+

(Minister for Finance & Prime Minister)

Mr Raymond Lim Siang Keat *+

(Acting 2nd Minister, Finance)

Mrs Lim Hwee Hua # *

(Minister of State, Finance)

Mr Yeo Cheow Tong

(Minister for Transport)

Mrs Lim Hwee Hua # *

(Minister of State, Transport)

Mr Lim Hng Kiang

(Minister for Trade & Industry)

Dr Vivian Balakrishnan *+

(Senior Minister of State, Trade & Industry)

Mr Heng Chee How # *

(Minister of State, Trade & Industry)

Dr Lee Boon Yang

(Minister for Information, Communications & the Arts)

Dr Balaji Sadasivan *+

(Senior Minister of State, Information, Communications & the Arts)

Mr Yatiman Yusof

(Sr Parliamentary Secretary, Information, Communications & the Arts)

Dr Ng Eng Hen *+

(Minister for Manpower)

Mr Hawazi Daipi *+

(Sr Parliamentary Secretary)

Social & Environment

Mr Mah Bow Tan

(Minister for National Development)

Mr Lim Swee Say *

(2nd Minister, National Development)

Mr Cedric Foo Chee Keng *

(Minister of State, National Development)

Assoc Prof Yaacob Ibrahim

(Minister for The Environment & Water Resources)

Assoc Prof Koo Tsai Kee *

(Sr Parliamentary Secretary, The Environment & Water Resources)

Mr Khaw Boon Wan +

(Minister for Health)

Dr Balaji Sadasivan *+

(Senior Minister of State, Health)

Dr Mohamad Maliki Bin Osman # *

(Parliamentary Secretary)

Mr Tharman Shanmugaratnam +

(Minister for Education)

Dr Ng Eng Hen *+

(2nd Minister, Education)

Mr Chan Soo Sen

(Minister of State, Education)

Mr Hawazi Daipi *+

(Sr Parliamentary Secretary, Education)

Dr Vivian Balakrishnan *+

(Acting Minister for Community Development, Youth & Sports)

Mrs Yu-Foo Yee Shoon #

(Minister of State, Community Development, Youth & Sports)

Dr Mohamad Maliki Bin Osman # *

(Parliamentary Secretary)

Mayors

Mr Matthias Yao

(South East CDC)

Dr Teo Ho Pin

(North West CDC)

Mr Heng Chee How *

(Central Singapore CDC)

Mr Zainul Abidin Rasheed *

(North East CDC)

Dr Amy Khor Lean Suan #

(South West CDC)

Legend:

# new appointment

* double appointments

+ promotion

Source: www.gov.sg 10 Aug 2004

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