Indian-origin Tharman Shanmugaratnam has been elected President of Singapore

Indian-origin Tharman Shanmugaratnam, a renowned economist and former deputy prime minister of Singapore, has been elected as the next president of Singapore. He secured a significant 70.4% of the votes in the presidential election conducted on September 1, 2023.

Tharman, widely recognized as one of Singapore’s most qualified individuals, will serve as the nation’s representative both domestically and internationally. He will also wield custodial powers, including oversight of the country’s reserves and key appointments.

Tharman is the third individual of Indian origin to assume this prestigious role in the prosperous city-state, and his tenure will extend for the next six years.

Q.: Who has been elected as the next president of Singapore in September 2023 ?

a) Lee Hsien Loong
b) Tharman Shanmugaratnam
c) Goh Chok Tong
d) Kishore Mahbubani

b) Tharman Shanmugaratnam

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