Category : Appointment/ResignationPublished on: September 04 2023
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Indian-origin Singapore economist Tharman Shanmugaratnam has won the Presidential election in the country.
Tharman Shanmugaratnam defeated two contenders of Chinese origin in the country's first contested presidential polls since 2011.
In the presidential elections, Tharman Shanmugaratnam secured 70.4 per cent votes. The other contenders – Ng Kok Song and Tan Kin Lian – who contested against Tharman Shanmugaratnam bagged 15.7 per cent and 13.88 per cent votes, respectively.