Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong (Source: channelnewsasia.com)
Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong has unveiled his new cabinet, including three newly-introduced coordinating ministers.

The new coordinating ministers include Deputy Prime Ministers Teo Chee Hean and Tharman Shanmugaratnam who will oversee national security and economic and social policies, and Transport Minister Khaw Boon Wan who will be in charge of infrastructure.

The new cabinet has a total of 20 ministers, up from the previous 19 members. Half of them were elected in the last three general elections and half are below 55 years old.

The aim is to prepare the next team of leaders to be ready to lead the country after the next general election scheduled for 2020, PM Lee said at a press conference on September 28.

The new cabinet will take office on October 1.-VNA