10 Apr '11, 6am

DTN Singapore: GE: Lim Boon Heng to retire: SINGAPORE: Minister in the Prime Minister's Office Lim Boon Heng has...

DTN Singapore: GE: Lim Boon Heng to retire: SINGAPORE: Minister in the Prime Minister's Office Lim Boon Heng has...

SINGAPORE : Minister in the Prime Minister's Office Lim Boon Heng has said that he will retire from politics. He said this on Sunday at a community event in Jurong Group Representation Constituency (GRC), which he helms. Mr Lim said Finance Minister Tharman Shanmugaratnam will take over him in leading the ruling party's team at the General Election. Just recently, Mr Lim introduced the People's Action Party's (PAP) fresh faces in his capacity as chairman. They included Tin Pei Ling, the PAP's youngest candidate so far for the coming General Election. It was perhaps a precursor to the 63-year-old veteran's retirement from politics, allowing his Cabinet colleague to take the lead. Mr Tharman said: "Frankly, I couldn't have hoped for a better mentor. He has been very important to me personally, the last 10 years (with his) quiet guidance, very often an unseen guidance, giving...

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