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Public service, political leadership must be partners: PM Lee

For Singapore to be successful, public service must also be 'fundamentally aligned' with elected leaders, he said

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Mr Lee noted that splits between public servants and political leaders in Australia and the UK have had unhappy results.

Singapore

A HIGH-QUALITY public service is critical, but for Singapore to be successful, it must work closely with a "first-class political leadership", said Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong on Friday.

It must also be fundamentally aligned with elected leaders, he added.

"Some...