14 May '11, 1pm

Decision by MM, SM to step down a \"major event\", says PM Lee

Decision by MM, SM to step down a \"major event\", says PM Lee

SINGAPORE : Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong has said the decision by Minister Mentor Lee Kuan Yew and Senior Minister Goh Chok Tong to step down from the Cabinet is a "major event" for Singapore. Speaking after a post-election victory parade on Saturday, Mr Lee said he has not yet decided whether to accept their decision, but will likely give his answer by Monday. He said the move was initiated by both leaders, but he had already known about their intention. He added that his decision will also affect his new Cabinet line-up. PM Lee said: "It is a major event for Singapore for two major figures like MM and SM to leave the government. It shows that they are thinking of Singapore and for the future of Singapore. The basic consideration is what is the best approach for forming a team which would be most effective in solving problems and establishing rapport and trust with the ...

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