In this article .STI SGD= VIDEO 2:26 02:26 Covid pandemic upended Singapore’s leadership succession plans, says expert Street Signs Asia SINGAPORE — Singapore’s carefully planned leadership succession has been thrown into disarray. He said he turns 60 this year, and cited his age as an obstacle in steering the country in a post-pandemic world. Heng will relinquish his role as finance minister at the next cabinet reshuffle, which local media said is expected in two weeks’ time. […] It does throw a spanner in the works in terms of Singapore’s very carefully laid out succession plans, but I don’t see that as a body blow to Singapore’s political renewal. […] Lee is 69 this year and said on Thursday that he would stay on as prime minister until a new successor emerges and is ready to take over.
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