15 May '11, 2pm

MM Lee, SM Goh's stepping down signals time for new generation

MM Lee, SM Goh's stepping down signals time for new generation

SINGAPORE : Political watchers and MPs said the decision by Minister Mentor Lee Kuan Yew and Senior Minister Goh Chok Tong to step down from the Cabinet, marks the passing of an era, a time for a new generation to take charge. They said the Prime Minister's key task is to assemble a new team and show a new generation of Singaporeans that the government is listening to them. As MPs, both MM Lee and SM Goh will continue to wield some influence, but their retirement from the Cabinet is a clear sign that it is PM Lee Hsien Loong who is firmly in charge and a new generation has to lead change. Zulkifli Baharudin, a political observer and former Nominated MP said: "If there was any doubt in the past that Prime Minister Lee is not completely independent because of the presence of MM Lee and SM Goh in the Cabinet, I think going forward, there should be no such doubt. "In terms of ...

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