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Dr Tony Tan has done a lot for Muslim community: Dr Yaacob: SINGAPORE: Minister-in-charge of Muslim Affairs Dr Y...

SINGAPORE: Minister-in-charge of Muslim Affairs Dr Yaacob Ibrahim has congratulated president-elect Tony Tan, on behalf of the Muslim community. Dr Yaacob, who is also the Minister for Information, Communications and the Arts, said Dr Tony Tan has done a lot for the Muslim community. He was speaking to reporters after attending Hari Raya morning prayers at the Assyafaah Mosque in Sembawang. "(Dr Tony Tan) he was here at this mosque in 2004, 2005, if I remember correctly, especially after 9/11, trying to reach out to the Muslim community, trying to explain what is it we can do together, with the country, with the nation- to strengthen social cohesion. So we're happy for this outcome, but we'll continue to work with whoever that's been elected - in this case Dr Tan - to build a stronger Singapore." When asked whether the narrow win by Dr Tan in the presidential election reve...

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