PM Lee marks a decade as Singapore's leader on Facebook

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Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong put up a simple Facebook post on his wall commemorating 10 years as the leader of Singapore.

In the post, he said that he was thankful for the support that Singaporeans gave and for giving him the opportunity to serve them.


Mr Lee said: "Thank you too, to the volunteers, grassroots leaders, and supporters who give so generously of your time and energy. You make it much easier for me and the government to do things for Singaporeans." 

Mr Lee was sworn in as the third Prime Minister of Singapore 10 years ago.

Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong being sworn in in 2004. Photo: ST file picture

He took over the role from Mr Goh Chok Tong, who is now Emeritus Senior Minister.

Mr Lee also paid tribute to Mr Goh.

He said: "Thanks also to ESM Goh, who handed over to me a ship in good shape, and has continued to help me guide it safely, through fair winds and stormy seas.

Mr Lee concluded by saying that he and his team will continue to do their best for Singapore. 

Source: Facebook. 

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