PAP exco election set to give younger leaders bigger role in party

Younger ministers likely to take up more significant posts in top decision-making body

Someone from PAP's central executive committee will eventually become Singapore's next prime minister, taking over from PM Lee, who has made clear he intends to hand over to a successor by the time he turns 70, in 2022. ST PHOTO: KUA CHEE SIONG
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By around 9am tomorrow, more than 2,000 People's Action Party (PAP) cadres would have made their way to a hall in the Singapore Expo in Changi.

There, they will each be given a slip of paper with 19 names, seven of which will be highlighted.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on November 10, 2018, with the headline PAP exco election set to give younger leaders bigger role in party. Subscribe