11 Sep '17, 10am

Halimah Yacob is Singapore’s first woman president https://t.co/TGlTkh6cTT

Halimah Yacob is Singapore’s first woman president https://t.co/TGlTkh6cTT

FORMER Speaker of Parliament Halimah Yacob will be Singapore’s first Malay president in more than 47 years after the Elections Department (ELD) announced that she was the only eligible candidate who won the inaugural reserved Presidential Election uncontested. In a statement from the Elections Department today, the spokesman said the other two applicants, marine services provider Bourbon Offshore Asia Pacific chairman Farid Khan, 62, and Second Chance Properties Mohamed chief executive Salleh Marican, 67, were rejected. Halimah, 62, will be Singapore’s eighth President and the first woman to hold the position as the country’s Head of State. The Returning Officer, Energy Market Authority chief executive Ng Wai Choong, will declare her the elected President on Nomination Day on Wednesday. Former president Tony Tan’s six-year term expired on August 31 and Council of President...

Full article: http://www.themalaysianinsight.com/s/14249/

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