Tuesday, August 10, 2004

the new Cabinet

the new Cabinet has been announced:

Goh Chok Tong will become Chairman of MAS, as well as being the new Senior Minister;

SM Lee Kuan Yew will take some unspecified role called 'Minister Mentor';

As expected, there will be two DPMs. however the second DPM is not who i expected it to be: Dr Tony Tan remains, while the second will be Prof. Jayakumar, who will remain with MinLaw;

Lee Hsien Loong will remain Finance Minister as well as being PM;

BG George Yeo, as expected, moves to MFA;

and Lim Hng Kiang is moving to MTI.

also, two new female MoS:

Mrs Lim Hwee Hua will be MoS for Finance and Transport, while Mrs Yu-Foo Yee Shoon will be MoS For MCDS.

finally, i have a complete list of Cabinet Ministers!


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