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Ng Chee Meng and Ong Ye Kung promoted to full ministers

The appointments take effect from Tuesday and are part of leadership renewal in Singapore, says PM Lee

A photo from Mr Ng's Facebook page shows him (left) with Mr Ong. Mr Ng will be Minister for Education (Schools), and Mr Ong, Minister for Education (Higher Education and Skills). They have also been promoted to Second Minister in the Transport and Defence ministries respectively, from Senior Minister of State.


They will continue in their current portfolios at the Education Ministry, the Prime Minister's Office (PMO) said on Friday. The PMO described their promotions as part of the leadership renewal process.

Mr Ng will be promoted to Minister for Education (Schools). The 48-...

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