Singapore's Lawrence Wong Sworn In As New Prime Minister


(MENAFN- The Peninsula) AFP

Singapore: Singapore swore in Lawrence Wong as the city-state's new prime minister in a ceremony broadcast live on television on Wednesday after Lee Hsien Loong stepped down following two decades in office.

Wong, 51, was inaugurated at the Istana government office shortly after 8 pm local time (1200 GMT).

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