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Minister for Information, Communications and the Arts, Yaacob Ibrahim (above) has congratulated Dr Tony Tan on his presidential win and called the election outcome the 'choice of Singaporeans'. -- ST PHOTO: DESMOND WEE By Fiona Low Minister for Information, Communications and the Arts, Yaacob Ibrahim has congratulated Dr Tony Tan on his presidential win and called the election outcome the 'choice of Singaporeans'. The minister, who is also in-charge of Muslim Affairs, said that Dr Tan has always been close to the Malay community in Singapore, citing his contributions in reaching out to Muslims and strengthening social cohesion here after the 9/11 attacks. Speaking to reporters at the Assyafaah Mosque this morning after Hari Raya Puasa prayers, he highlighted that candidates Dr Tony Tan and Dr Tan Cheng Bock, garnered some 70 per cent of the total votes together in the rece...

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