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The first Cabinet of Singapore, was led by Lee Kuan Yew, who was elected as prime minister.[1] It was formed on June 5, 1959, after securing a landslide victory in the 1959 general election.

A minor cabinet reshuffle was made on 24 September 1961.

Initial compositionEdit

1959-1961[2]

Portfolio Minister
Prime minister Lee Kuan Yew
Deputy prime minister Toh Chin Chye
Minister for home affairs Ong Pang Boon
Minister for finance Goh Keng Swee
Minister for labour
Minister for law
K.M. Byrne
Minister for national development Ong Eng Guan (5 June 1959- 20 June 1960)
Toh Chin Chye (acting)<small/> [3]
Tan Kia Gan<big/> (25 August 1960)
Minister for health Ahmad Ibrahim
Minister for education Yong Nyuk Lin
Minister for culture S. Rajaratnam

The names in bold are the surnames of Chinese persons, and the personal names of Indian and Malay persons

ReshuffleEdit

1961-1962[4]

Portfolio Minister
Prime minister Lee Kuan Yew
Deputy prime minister Toh Chin Chye
Minister for home affairs Ong Pang Boon
Minister for finance Goh Keng Swee
Minister for health
Minister for law
K.M. Byrne
Minister for national development Tan Kia Gan[5]
Minister for labour Ahmad Ibrahim
Vacant
Minister for education Yong Nyuk Lin
Minister for culture S. Rajaratnam

The names in bold are the surnames of Chinese persons, and the personal names of Indian and Malay persons

ReferencesEdit

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