Baey Yam Keng co-opted into PAP Central Executive Committee

SINGAPORE - Mr Baey Yam Keng was on Friday co-opted into the People Action Party's (PAP) Central Executive Committee.

A statement released by the PAP also announced that backbencher Mr Zaqy Mohamad, who had been co-opted into the CEC on Jan 5, informed the CEC he was unable to proceed with his appointment due to regulatory compliance reasons, as his employer, Ernst & Young, is the current auditor of PAP.

The press release also said the 'CEC has accepted Mr Zaqy's request not to proceed with his appointment to the CEC. The CEC looks forward to Mr Zaqy Mohamad's continued contributions to the Party and to Singapore.'

The full list of the CEC Members is below:

Mr Khaw Boon Wan 

Dr Yaacob Ibrahim

Mr Lee Hsien Loong

Mr Teo Chee Hean

Mr Tharman Shanmugaratnam

Mr Lim Swee Say

Mr K Shanmugam

Mr Gan Kim Yong

Mr Chan Chun Sing

Mdm Halimah Yaacob

Mr Tan Chuan-Jin

Ms Grace Fu

Mr Heng Swee Keat

Mr Lawrence Wong

Mr Masagos Zulkifli

Mr Liang Eng Hwa

Mr Baey Yam Keng