PM Lee thanks the people as he marks 10 years in office

[SINGAPORE] Lee Hsien Loong yesterday marked his decade as Singapore's Prime Minister with a note of thanks to Singaporeans - and to his predecessor, Goh Chok Tong.

"Thanks also to ESM Goh, who handed over to me a ship in good shape, and has continued to help me guide it safely, through fair winds and stormy seas," he said in his Facebook post.

Earlier, Mr Goh had taken to social media to wish Mr Lee well and to congratulate him for "steering Singapore through choppy waters".

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