PAP elects 12 members to CEC

PAP elects 12 members to CEC

Members Tan Chuan-Jin and Vivian Balakrishnan were co-opted into the CEC.

The Central Executive Committee of the PAP. (Photo: Justin Ong)

SINGAPORE: The ruling People's Action Party (PAP) elected its Central Executive Committee (CEC) on Sunday (Dec 4) at its 34th party conference held at Singapore Expo.

Twelve members were voted in while two more were co-opted to what is the highest decision-making body within the party.

Those elected are: Party Secretary-General and Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong; Chairman Khaw Boon Wan; Vice-Chairman Yaacob Ibrahim; First Assistant Secretary-General Teo Chee Hean; Second Assistant Secretary-General Tharman Shanmugaratnam; Treasurer Lim Swee Say; Assistant Treasurer K Shanmugam; Organising Secretaries Gan Kim Yong and Chan Chun Sing; and members Grace Fu, Halimah Yacob and Heng Swee Keat.

Members Tan Chuan-Jin and Dr Vivian Balakrishnan were the two co-opted into the CEC this time round.

Missing from the list is Mr Ng Eng Hen who was previously PAP Organising Secretary. The last election in end-2014 also saw 14 members named to the CEC, with four more co-opted in Jan 2015.

Source: CNA/ly