25 Mar '11, 1pm

Finance Minister Tharman has learnt from SM Jayakumar: SINGAPORE : Finance Minister Tharman Shanmugaratnam on Fr...

Finance Minister Tharman has learnt from SM Jayakumar: SINGAPORE : Finance Minister Tharman Shanmugaratnam on Fr...

SINGAPORE : Finance Minister Tharman Shanmugaratnam on Friday said he has "watched and learnt" from Senior Minister S Jayakumar. His comment came after Prof Jayakumar announced his retirement from politics on Thursday. Mr Tharman said he has learnt a great deal over a decade of interacting with the 71-year-old veteran, having succeeded him as chairman of the self-help group SINDA. He believes Prof Jayakumar will continue to be actively involved in the Indian community. Mr Tharman said: "He has a quiet, unforced style of leadership - (he) listens carefully and doesn't rush to judgment or pronouncements, and is always worth listening to because you know that whatever he says is a carefully-weighed decision." On his recent appointment to head the International Monetary Fund's policy steering committee, Mr Tharman said it is reflective of how far Singapore has come in the worl...

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