31 Aug '17, 3pm

#AWANInews #HariIni8 Tony Tan ends term as Singapore's 7th President

#AWANInews #HariIni8 Tony Tan ends term as Singapore's 7th President

: Singapore's seventh President Dr Tony Tan Keng Yam leaves office today after completing his six-year tenure as the republic's head of state. A farewell reception and ceremony for Tan, who was sworn in on Sept 1, 2011, was held at the Istana this evening. Under Singapore's constitution, the chairman of the Council of Presidential Advisers, J.Y. Pillay, will be acting president until a new president is elected. Nomination Day for the upcoming presidential election which will be a reserved election for the Malay community is Sept 13, followed by Polling Day, Sept 23. The Straits Times reported today that Tan's presidency began at an unsettled time in Singapore politics. The newspaper said the general election in May 2011 saw a swing against the ruling party. Just over three months later, the presidential election was held. Tan won by a whisker, with 35.2 per cent of the vot...

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