07 Feb '13, 2am

Singapore says former foreign minister’s role as adviser to Hong Kong not conflict of interest |

Singapore said its former foreign minister’s role as an adviser to the Hong Kong government on economic development is not a conflict of interest. George Yeo , who left the Singapore Cabinet after losing his parliamentary seat in elections two years ago, was named a non- official member of Hong Kong’s Economic Development Commission by Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying last month. The move is not a violation of Singapore’s Official Secrets Act, Masagos Zulkifli , senior minister of state at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, said in Parliament today. “It is not unusual for governments to appoint foreigners as advisers to tap on their professional expertise and experience,” Masagos said. “Mr. Yeo constantly upheld our and will continue to uphold our national interests.” Yeo, 58, had also led Singapore’s trade, health and information and communication ministries in more than two...

Full article: http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2013-02-06/singapore-sees-n...

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