01 Apr '11, 3pm

SM Goh: how to secure Singapore's future: THE next leadership transition will be the most crucial one yet for Si...

SM Goh: how to secure Singapore's future: THE next leadership transition will be the most crucial one yet for Si...

THE next leadership transition will be the most crucial one yet for Singapore, said Senior Minister Goh Chok Tong on Friday night, at a dialogue with the Singapore Polytechnic Graduates Guild. Getting it right, he said, was important, given the challenging job future leaders of Singapore will have. 'This leadership transition is even more important than previous transitions... third to fourth is a watershed transition. The new leaders will lead a more educated and more questioning Singaporean population,' he said. He added: 'But they and the population will not have the direct experience of the struggles of the country, or how we became a developed country in the last 45 years. It's much more difficult to lead because whatever you do, people will question you.' The need to maintain a high quality of leadership was one of seven key strategies he listed as important for secu...

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