Singaporean PM announces Cabinet reshuffle hinh anh 1PM Lee Hsien Loong noted that he is making a more extensive reshuffle than is usual this early in the term of government, which began last July after the general election. (Photo:

Singapore (VNA) –
Singaporean Education Minister Lawrence Wong will helm the Ministry of Finance, in the latest Cabinet reshuffle announced by Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong on April 23.

The changes will take effect from May 15.

Replacing him at the Education Ministry will be Trade and Industry Minister Chan Chun Sing, who in turn will relinquish his portfolio to Health Minister Gan Kim Yong.

Transport Minister Ong Ye Kung will take over from Gan as Health Minister, and co-chair the multi-ministry task force handling COVID-19 with Lawrence Wong.

The Cabinet reshuffle will see seven of the 15 ministries helmed by new ministers.

Communications and Information Minister S. Iswaran will be Minister for Transport, with Manpower Minister Josephine Teo replacing him at the ministry.

Second Minister for Manpower Tan See Leng will move up to helm the Ministry of Manpower in her place. He will continue as the Second Minister for Trade and Industry./.