Singapore GE: Potential PAP candidates get into position

New faces spotted with MPs in their wards include entrepreneurs and a consultant

Senior Parliamentary Secretary Amrin Amin with Ms Mariam Jaafar, partner and managing director (Singapore) of the Boston Consulting Group, in Sembawang GRC. Mr Amrin said in a Facebook post yesterday he had been introducing her to residents and the g
Senior Parliamentary Secretary Amrin Amin with Ms Mariam Jaafar, partner and managing director (Singapore) of the Boston Consulting Group, in Sembawang GRC.PHOTO: AMRIN AMIN/FACEBOOK
Timbre Group co-founder Edward Chia with Senior Minister of State Sim Ann in a photo taken earlier this year. They co-chair the SG Youth Action Plan panel which gets youth to shape their vision for the country. Mr Chia was seen with MP Liang Eng Hwa
Timbre Group co-founder Edward Chia with Senior Minister of State Sim Ann in a photo taken earlier this year. They co-chair the SG Youth Action Plan panel which gets youth to shape their vision for the country. Mr Chia was seen with MP Liang Eng Hwa in Holland-Bukit Timah GRC.ST FILE PHOTO

A number of potential election candidates from the private sector have been spotted with MPs from the ruling People's Action Party (PAP) in recent days, fuelling expectation that they could be fielded in the upcoming general election.

These business honchos include entrepreneurs, high-flying corporate executives and a consultant.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on April 01, 2020, with the headline 'Potential PAP candidates get into position'. Subscribe