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Mr LUI Tuck Yew Minister for Transport
Mr LUI Tuck Yew
 
 

Mr Lui Tuck Yew was appointed Minister for Transport on 21 May 2011.  He was Minister for Information, Communications and the Arts from 1 November 2010 to 20 May 2011 and Second Minister for Foreign Affairs from 21 May 2011 to 31 July 2012.

Mr Lui was an SAF (Overseas) scholar, graduating with a degree in Chemistry from Trinity College, University of Cambridge in the United Kingdom in 1983.  He subsequently served in the Republic of Singapore Navy (RSN), rising to the position of Chief of Navy in 1999.  He was awarded the Public Administration Medal (Gold) (Military) in 2000.

Mr Lui was appointed Deputy Secretary (Land), Ministry of Transport, on 1 April 2004, a post he held concurrently with the appointment as Chief Executive of the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore on 1 July 2003. He joined the Housing and Development Board (HDB) as Chief Executive Officer and was appointed Board Member in June 2005.

Mr Lui was elected as Member of Parliament for Tanjong Pagar Group Representation Constituency (GRC) and was appointed Minister of State, Ministry of Education on 30 May 2006. He became Senior Minister of State at the Ministry of Education and Ministry of Information, Communications and the Arts on 1 April 2008. He was appointed as Acting Minister for Information, Communications and the Arts on 1 April 2009. Following the General Elections on 7 May 2011, Mr Lui was elected as Member of Parliament for Moulmein-Kallang GRC.

Mr Lui was born on 16 August 1961. He is married to Soo Fen and has two children. He enjoys travelling, reading, cricket, baseball and football.

 
 
 
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Prime Minister
Mr LEE Hsien Loong
Deputy Prime Minister and
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Minister for Home Affairs
Mr TEO Chee Hean
Deputy Prime Minister and
Minister for Finance
Mr Tharman SHANMUGARATNAM
Minister for Trade and Industry
Mr LIM Hng Kiang
Minister, Prime Minister's Office
Mr LIM Swee Say
Minister for Communications and Information
Dr YAACOB Ibrahim
Minister for National Development
Mr KHAW Boon Wan
Minister for Defence
Dr NG Eng Hen
Minister for the Environment and Water Resources
Dr Vivian BALAKRISHNAN
Minister for Foreign Affairs and
Minister for Law
Mr K Shanmugam
Minister for Health
Mr GAN Kim Yong
Minister for Transport
Mr LUI Tuck Yew
Minister, Prime Minister's Office and
Second Minister for Home Affairs and
Second Minister for Trade and Industry
Mr S Iswaran
Minister for Education
Mr HENG Swee Keat
Minister, Prime Minister's Office and
Second Minister for the Environment and Water Resources and
Second Minister for Foreign Affairs
Ms Grace FU Hai Yien
Minister for Social and Family Development and
Second Minister for Defence
Mr CHAN Chun Sing
Acting Minister for Manpower
Mr TAN Chuan-Jin
Acting Minister for Culture, Community and Youth and
Senior Minister of State, Ministry of Communications and Information
Mr Lawrence WONG
Last updated on 27.09.2012
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