AFTER four years of strict, tedious filtering & performance index review applied on four outstanding candidates. Lawrence Wong is heir apparent to take on the mantle as Singapore’s fourth prime minister.
A double Degree & PhD holder from Harvard University in Economics, Wong was selected after he received the highest score in Character, Performance, Integrity, Quality & job KPI.
The 49-year-old was first elected as a Member of Parliament in May 2011 as part of a West Coast GRC team. He contested in the new Marsiling-Yew Tee GRC in the 2015 General Election and was elected again in 2020.
Wong has held positions in the Ministry of Defence, the Ministry of Communications and Information, the Ministry of Culture, Community and Youth, the Ministry of National Development and the Ministry of Education.
Singapore is currently ranked a Developed Country / Nation with excellent GDP plus Gold reserve of over 3 trillion dollars.