Minister for Finance (Singapore)
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. The current Finance Minister is Heng Swee Keat. On 12 May 2016, Heng Swee Keat collapsed at 5.34pm during a Cabinet meeting, therefore Tharman was immediately appointed as the acting Finance Minister after Heng Swee Keat has collapsed.
|Minister||Start of Term||End of Term|
|Lim Kim San||1967||1969|
|Goh Keng Swee||1969||8 August 1970|
|Hon Sui Sen||11 August 1970||14 October 1983|
|Tony Tan Keng Yam||15 October 1983||1 January 1985|
|Richard Hu Tsu Tau||2 January 1985||9 November 2001|
|Lee Hsien Loong||10 November 2001||30 November 2007|
|Tharman Shanmugaratnam||1 December 2007||30 September 2015|
|Heng Swee Keat||1 October 2015||12 May 2016|
|Tharman Shanmugaratnam (interim)||12 May 2016||22 August 2016|
|Heng Swee Keat||22 August 2016||Incumbent|
- Official Website
- Popatlal, Asha (2007-11-29). "PM Lee to relinquish Finance Minister post, Tharman takes over". Retrieved 2007-11-29.
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