PAP announces Central Executive Committee posts, 3 new faces in lineup

Minister of State in Ministry of Trade and Industry and MP for Pasir Ris Punggol GRC Teo Ser Luck has been appointed 2nd organising secretary. -- PHOTO: ST FILE
Minister of State in Ministry of Trade and Industry and MP for Pasir Ris Punggol GRC Teo Ser Luck has been appointed 2nd organising secretary. -- PHOTO: ST FILE
Minister of State in the Prime Minister's Office and MP for Radin Mas SMC Sam Tan has been appointed 2nd organising secretary. -- PHOTO: ST FILE
Minister of State in the Prime Minister's Office and MP for Radin Mas SMC Sam Tan has been appointed 2nd organising secretary. -- PHOTO: ST FILE
MP for Holland-Bukit Timah GRC Liang Eng Hwa is one of three new faces added to the ranks of PAP's Central Executive Committee. -- PHOTO: PAP
MP for Holland-Bukit Timah GRC Liang Eng Hwa is one of three new faces added to the ranks of PAP's Central Executive Committee. -- PHOTO: PAP
MP for Choa Chu Kang GRC Zaqy Mohamed is one of three new faces added to the ranks of PAP's Central Executive Committee. -- PHOTO: ST FILE
MP for Choa Chu Kang GRC Zaqy Mohamed is one of three new faces added to the ranks of PAP's Central Executive Committee. -- PHOTO: ST FILE
Senior Minister of State for Foreign Affairs and Home Affairs Masagos Zulkifli is one of three new faces added to the ranks of PAP's Central Executive Committee. -- PHOTO: ST FILE
Senior Minister of State for Foreign Affairs and Home Affairs Masagos Zulkifli is one of three new faces added to the ranks of PAP's Central Executive Committee. -- PHOTO: ST FILE
Minister for Culture, Community and Youth Lawrence Wong has been co-opted into the PAP's Central Executive Committee. -- PHOTO: ST FILE
Minister for Culture, Community and Youth Lawrence Wong has been co-opted into the PAP's Central Executive Committee. -- PHOTO: ST FILE
Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong and party members shouting the party's cheer at PAP's 60th anniversary celebration dinner held at Expo Hall 7 on Nov 22, 2014. The party's Central Executive Committee anounced its full slate of members after a meeting o
Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong and party members shouting the party's cheer at PAP's 60th anniversary celebration dinner held at Expo Hall 7 on Nov 22, 2014. The party's Central Executive Committee anounced its full slate of members after a meeting on Monday. -- PHOTO: ST FILE 

SINGAPORE - The People's Action Party's top decision-making body has announced its full slate of members after a meeting on Monday.

The Central Executive Committee added three new faces to its ranks: Senior Minister of State for Foreign Affairs and Home Affairs Masagos Zulkifli and backbenchers Zaqy Mohamad and Liang Eng Hwa, who were co-opted along with Minister for Culture, Community and Youth Lawrence Wong.

This brings the total number of members in the PAP's central executive committee to 18.

Of this number, 12 were elected by party cadres at the biennial PAP conference on Dec 7, and two members were co-opted that same day: Defence Minister Ng Eng Hen and Parliament Speaker Halimah Yacob.

The CEC's office holders remain unchanged.

Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong continues as the party secretary-general, with deputy prime ministers Teo Chee Hean and Tharman Shanmugaratnam as the first and second assistant secretary-general, respectively.

National Development Minister Khaw Boon Wan remains the party chairman and Communication and Information Minister Yaacob Ibrahim as vice-chairman.