Farewell, President Tan - The Straits Times

After six years at the Istana, Dr Tony Tan Keng Yam steps down as the seventh President of Singapore. Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong and Cabinet ministers bid farewell to Dr Tan. Dr Tony Tan Keng Yam getting a hug from his wife Mary as he stepped down ...

PM Lee pays tribute to President Tony Tan: A 'relationship based on mutual trust and respect' - The Straits Times

Dr Tan waving farewell as he left the Istana yesterday after six years as president. President Tony Tan Keng Yam, with his wife Mary, getting a round of applause from Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong and his wife, Mrs Lee, as well as other guests who ...

Pillay takes on role of acting president - The Straits Times

As CPA chairman since 2005, Mr J.Y. Pillay has been acting president when the president goes on overseas trips. Published. 3 hours ago. Facebook Twitter WhatsApp Email More. Share Tweet Linkedin Pin Google+ Reddit Print Purchase Article. Permalink:.

Best wishes, hugs for Dr Tan and his wife - The Straits Times

Ministers and MPs, armed with phone cameras last night, crowded around President Tony Tan Keng Yam for a memento of a historic event as he stepped down as Singapore's seventh president. As they expressed their best wishes to him, he clasped their ...

Singapore's President Tony Tan Keng Yam ends his term in office - Xinhua

SINGAPORE, Aug. 31 (Xinhua) -- Singaporean President Tony Tan Keng Yam ended his term in office Thursday, when a farewell party was thrown in his honor in the presidential palace Istana. According to the Istana official website which posted the full ...

Singapore's 7th president leaves office - The Malaysian Insight

Singapore's 7th president leaves office Singapore President Dr Tony Tan Keng Yam leaves office after six years as the head of state. – EPA pic, August 31, 2017. SINGAPORE'S seventh president Dr Tony Tan Keng Yam leaves office today after completing ...

Singapore President stands down ahead of September election - Panorama.am

Singapore's President Tony Tan began his last day in office on Thursday during which he is expected to bid farewell to his administration ahead of next month's election, Sputnik Agency reported, citing local media sources. According to the source ...

Singapore able to carry out presidential safeguards effectively, thanks to close ties between President's office and ... - The Straits Times

SINGAPORE - In his six years as President, Dr Tony Tan Keng Yam was a "prudent and conscientious custodian" who made sure that Singapore's past reserves were well guarded and its key public offices held only by suitable and qualified people. This was ...

PM Lee: Singapore has benefitted greatly from President Tony Tan's calm presence and steady judgment - The Straits Times

After six years at the Istana, Dr Tony Tan Keng Yam steps down as the seventh President of Singapore. Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong and Cabinet ministers bid farewell to Dr Tan on his last day. Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong delivering his speech ...