The Prime Minister will make the following changes to Cabinet and other political appointments. These changes are part of leadership renewal and are summarised below. All changes take effect from 1 May 2017 unless otherwise stated.
Deputy Prime Minister and Coordinating Minister for Economic and Social Policies Tharman Shanmugaratnam will be in Washington DC from 18 to 23 April 2017. He will be meeting top US officials and the heads of the IMF, World Bank and other multilateral development institutions.
The Prime Minister and his Cabinet colleagues are sad to learn of the passing of Mr Othman Bin Wok and wish to convey their deepest condolences to his family. Mr Othman passed away at Singapore General Hospital at 12.21 pm today.