27 Aug '11, 9pm

PM Lee: 'Voters faced a difficult choice between Dr Tony Tan and Dr Tan Cheng Bock' #sgpresident

SINGAPORE - Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong has released a press statement on Dr Tony Tan's win in the 2011 Presidential Election. The statement, in full, reads as follows: This is the first Presidential Election in 18 years. It is good that Singaporeans have had the chance to vote for their next President, and to focus on what the elected President is about. I thank the four candidates for putting themselves forward. Voters have chosen Dr Tony Tan as our Head of State, to represent us at home and abroad, and to exercise custodial powers, including over reserves and key appointments. This was an intensely fought election, and the result was very close. Dr Tony Tan and Dr Tan Cheng Bock (who had the next highest number of votes) both conveyed strong unifying messages, and declared their intention to work closely with the Government. Both have long records of public service -...

Full article: http://www.todayonline.com/SingaporeVotes/EDC110828-00002...

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