Cabinet ministers and individuals of the ruling People’s Action Party on Thursday (April 14) introduced their congratulations and reinforce to Finance Minister Lawrence Wong who was once recommended because the chief of the birthday celebration’s fourth-generation (4G) staff.
They spoke of their enjoy running with the person who’s now successfully the inheritor obvious to prevail Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong.
PM Lee introduced on Thursday night that Cabinet ministers had affirmed their selection of Mr Wong, 49, as the brand new chief of the 4G staff, a call later recommended through all MPs.
Deputy Prime Minister Heng Swee Keat, who have been slated to take over the reins sooner than he stepped apart in April closing yr, wrote on Facebook that he was once happy that Mr Wong had authorised the accountability.
“What we need is a next leader who has the well-being of Singaporeans and Singapore at heart, who has the integrity and commitment to serve, and the ability to forge new paths and bring people together. I believe that Lawrence has these qualities,” mentioned Mr Heng.
Mr Heng mentioned he has discovered Mr Wong to be a pacesetter who considers issues in moderation, is in a position to deliver folks in combination, and has the conviction to do what is correct for Singapore.
“As importantly, Lawrence has the runway to eventually succeed PM. We have had a challenging few years. In the coming years, we will need to navigate even more changes that will affect Singaporeans,” he added.
Education Minister Chan Chun Sing mentioned he deeply liked the camaraderie shared with Mr Wong over their years in politics in combination, and that he appears ahead to proceed running intently with him and the remainder of the staff to take on the demanding situations going through Singapore and to grasp the alternatives forward.
“While Singapore is cautiously emerging from the worst of the pandemic, there remain many geopolitical and economic uncertainties and social challenges that we have to overcome together,” mentioned Mr Chan.
“The 4G team will continue to work closely together with Singaporeans to improve their lives while seizing opportunities to leave behind a better Singapore for future generations.”
Speaker of Parliament Tan Chuan-Jin wrote: “May our leaders and team be blessed with wisdom, courage and love. May we all be united as we continue to strive as one people, one nation.”