10 Apr '11, 2pm

Ang Mo Kio GRC MP Wee Siew Kim is stepping down after two terms #SGelections

Ang Mo Kio GRC MP Wee Siew Kim is stepping down after two terms #SGelections

ANG MO KIO GRC MP Wee Siew Kim is stepping down after two terms. Announcing this on Sunday to over 1,000 residents at this year's Jalan Kayu Day in his ward, the MP said he was honoured to have had the opportunity to serve them for the last 9-1/2 years. His retirement brings to 18 the number of serving MPs who have indicated they are exiting the political scene. Also present was the GRC's anchor minister, Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong, who thanked Mr Wee for his contributions to the team. Mr Lee also announced the line-up for his Ang Mo Kio GRC team at the polls. It will comprise Mr Inderjit Singh, Mr Seng Han Thong, Mr Yeo Guat Kwang and two new faces - National Institute of Education academic Intan Azura Mokhtar and e2i skills institute head Ang Hin Kee. Mr Wee told residents he was certain that Dr Intan, who has been helping him in Jalan Kayu for the past three months,...

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