Minister for Finance (Singapore)

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The Minister for Finance is an appointment in the Cabinet of Singapore and heads the Ministry of Finance. Tharman Shanmugaratnam, who was Second Minister for Finance, took over the ministership on 2007-12-01 when Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong relinquished the Finance post.[1]

Minister Term
Goh Keng Swee 5 June 1959 – 8 August 1965
Lim Kim San 9 August 1965 - 16 August 1967
Goh Keng Swee 17 August 1967 - 10 August 1970
Hon Sui Sen 11 August 1970 - 14 October 1983
Lee Kuan Yew 15 October 1983 - 23 October 1983
Tan Keng Yam Tony 24 October 1983 - 1 January 1985
Hu Tsu Tau Richard 2 January 1985 - 9 November 2001
Lee Hsien Loong 10 November 2001 - 30 November 2007
Tharman Shanmugaratnam 1 December 2007 – Present

References[edit]

  1. ^ Popatlal, Asha (2007-11-29). "PM Lee to relinquish Finance Minister post, Tharman takes over". Retrieved 2007-11-29.