PM Lee welcomes Ngiam Tong Dow's clarification of comments on ministers

PM Lee welcomes Ngiam Tong Dow's clarification of comments on ministers
Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong has welcomed former top civil servant Ngiam Tong Dow's clarification of several negative comments he made recently about the current crop of ministers.

SINGAPORE - Mr Lee issued a short statement on Friday which said: "I am glad Mr Ngiam has clarified the statements in his interview in the Singapore Medical Association's newsletter, especially his comments about my ministers."


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PM Lee posted this statement on his Facebook page at 8.02pm on Friday:

Mr Ngiam Tong Dow’s recent interview in the Singapore Medical Association’s newsletter attracted some attention. I am glad that he has clarified the statements he made, especially his comments about my ministers. Mr Ngiam served as my Permanent Secretary in MTI years ago. I hope that in retirement he will continue to support the institutions and systems that he helped build during his long and illustrious career. - LHL

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