SINGAPORE – Former Transport Minister Lui Tuck Yew is Singapore's new ambassador-designate to China.
In a Facebook post on Thursday (Oct 31), President Halimah Yacob wrote that she had presented a letter of credence to Mr Lui, formerly the Ambassador to Japan since June 2017.
He is taking over the post from Mr Stanley Loh, who has been Singapore's Ambassador to China since March 2012.
Prior to his retirement from politics in August 2015, Mr Lui was Minister of Transport and second Minister of Defense.
Mr Lui, 58, also previously held the posts of minister for information, communications and the arts and second minister for foreign affairs, among other roles.
In her post, Madam Halimah said she was confident Mr Lui would carry out his duties well.