President Tony Tan on private leave from Dec 26 to Dec 30

SINGAPORE - President Tony Tan Keng Yam will be overseas on a private visit from Dec 26 to Dec 30, said the President's Office in a press release Friday.

Mr J Y Pillay, Chairman, Council of Presidential Advisers, will exercise the functions of the Office of the President on Dec 26 and Madam Halimah Yacob, Speaker of Parliament, will exercise the functions of the Office of the President for the period from Dec 27 to Dec 30.