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Heng Swee Keat becomes deputy prime minister, putting him in pole position to be Singapore’s next leader

Singapore’s Finance Minister Heng Swee Keat on Tuesday was promoted to become the country’s sole Deputy Prime Minister, moving him closer to succeeding Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong as the Lion City’s next leader.Lee, 67, moved his two current deputies, Teo Chee Hean and Tharman Shanmugaratnam, to senior minister roles. Heng, 57, will be the sole Deputy Prime Minister and will also continue as Finance Minister. The changes will take effect next Wednesday.While Heng’s elevation had been…... If you wish to read this full breaking news headline, plus more articles from around Thailand and Asia like, Heng Swee Keat becomes deputy prime minister, putting him in pole position to be Singapore’s next leader, simply click on 'Read full story' below, but 1st please give us a 'LIKE' or 'SHARE' before you leave. Thank you Heng Swee Keat becomes deputy prime minister, putting him in pole position to be Singapore’s next leader

 

 

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Published By: SOUTH CHINA MORNING POST - Tuesday, 23 April

 

 

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