Third Goh Chok Tong Cabinet

The Goh Chok Tong Cabinet, came in for the second from 1997 general elections to 2001.

Third Goh Chok Tong Cabinet
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11th Cabinet of Singapore
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Date formed25 January 1997
Date dissolved22 November 2001
People and organisations
Head of stateOng Teng Cheong (until 31 August 1999)
S. R. Nathan (from 1 September 1999)
Head of governmentGoh Chok Tong
Deputy head of governmentLee Hsien Loong
Tony Tan Keng Yam
Member partyPeople's Action Party
Status in legislatureSupermajority
81 / 93
Opposition partyWorker's Party (WP)
Singapore People's Party (SPP)
Opposition leaderChiam See Tong (SPP)
History
Election(s)1997
Legislature term(s)10th Parliament of Singapore
PredecessorSecond Goh Chok Tong Cabinet
SuccessorFourth Goh Chok Tong Cabinet

MinistersEdit

Portfolio Minister Political party Term start Term end
Prime Minister's Office
Prime Minister Goh Chok Tong   People's Action Party 25 January 1997 22 November 2001
Senior Minister Lee Kuan Yew   People's Action Party 25 January 1997 22 November 2001
Deputy Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong   People's Action Party 25 January 1997 22 November 2001
Deputy Prime Minister Tony Tan Keng Yam   People's Action Party 25 January 1997 22 November 2001
Ministry of Defence
Minister for Defence Tony Tan Keng Yam   People's Action Party 25 January 1997 22 November 2001
Second Minister for Defence Teo Chee Hean   People's Action Party 25 January 1997 22 November 2001
Ministry of Law
Minister for Law S. Jayakumar   People's Action Party 25 January 1997 22 November 2001
Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Minister for Foreign Affairs S. Jayakumar   People's Action Party 25 January 1997 22 November 2001
Second Minister for Foreign Affairs Lim Hng Kiang   People's Action Party 25 January 1997 31 March 1998
Ministry of Finance
Minister for Finance Richard Hu Tsu Tau   People's Action Party 25 January 1997 9 November 2001
Lee Hsien Loong   People's Action Party 10 November 2001 22 November 2001
Second Minister for Finance Lee Yock Suan   People's Action Party 25 January 1997 31 March 1998
Lim Hng Kiang   People's Action Party 1 April 1998 22 November 2001
Ministry of Trade and Industry
Minister for Trade and Industry Lee Yock Suan   People's Action Party 25 January 1997 2 June 1999
George Yeo Yong-Boon   People's Action Party 3 June 1999 22 November 2001
Second Minister for Trade and Industry George Yeo Yong-Boon   People's Action Party 25 January 1997 2 June 1999
Ministry of Home Affairs
Minister for Home Affairs Wong Kan Seng   People's Action Party 25 January 1997 22 November 2001
Ministry of Health
Minister for Health Yeo Cheow Tong   People's Action Party 25 January 1997 2 June 1999
Lim Hng Kiang   People's Action Party 3 June 1999 22 November 2001
Ministry of the Environment
Minister for the Environment Yeo Cheow Tong   People's Action Party 25 January 1997 2 June 1999
Lee Yock Suan   People's Action Party 3 June 1999 30 September 2000
Lim Swee Say (acting)   People's Action Party 1 October 2000 22 November 2001
Ministry of Information and the Arts
Minister for Information and the Arts George Yeo Yong-Boon   People's Action Party 25 January 1997 2 June 1999
Lee Yock Suan   People's Action Party 3 June 1999 22 November 2001
Ministry of Labour
Minister for Labour Lee Boon Yang   People's Action Party 25 January 1997 31 March 1998
Ministry of Communications
Minister for Communications Mah Bow Tan   People's Action Party 25 January 1997 2 June 1999
Ministry of National Development
Minister for National Development Lim Hng Kiang   People's Action Party 25 January 1997 2 June 1999
Mah Bow Tan   People's Action Party 3 June 1999 22 November 2001
Ministry of Community Development
Minister for Community Development Abdullah Tarmugi   People's Action Party 25 January 1997 31 March 2000
Ministry of Education
Minister for Education Teo Chee Hean   People's Action Party 25 January 1997 22 November 2001
Ministry of Communications and Information Technology
Minister for Communications and Information Technology Yeo Cheow Tong   People's Action Party 3 June 1999 22 November 2001
Ministry of Manpower
Minister for Manpower Lee Boon Yang   People's Action Party 1 April 1998 22 November 2001
Ministry of Community Development and Sports
Minister for Community Development and Sports Abdullah Tarmugi   People's Action Party 1 April 2000 22 November 2001
Minister-in-charge of Muslim Affairs
Minister-in-charge of Muslim Affairs Abdullah Tarmugi   People's Action Party 25 January 1997 22 November 2001
No portfolio
Minister Lim Boon Heng   People's Action Party 25 January 1997 22 November 2001
Sources:[1]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "PRESS STATEMENT FROM THE PRIME MINISTER'S OFFICE" (PDF). National Archives of Singapore. 18 January 1997.