Finance Minister Heng Swee Keat. Photo: Bloomberg Finance Minister Heng Swee Keat. Photo: Bloomberg
Finance Minister Heng Swee Keat. Photo: Bloomberg
Singapore

Is this Singapore’s next PM? Finance Minister Heng Swee Keat is poised to succeed Lee Hsien Loong

  • Insiders and observers have said the person who is made first assistant secretary general – a position traditionally held by a deputy prime minister – will succeed Lee
  • The PAP, in power since 1959, has a selection process for the prime ministership that observers say matches how cardinals pick a pope

Topic |   Singapore
Finance Minister Heng Swee Keat. Photo: Bloomberg Finance Minister Heng Swee Keat. Photo: Bloomberg
Finance Minister Heng Swee Keat. Photo: Bloomberg
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