Mr Goh Chok Tong will retain his ESM title and make himself available for the furthering of ties with India and Myanmar. He also sounded out Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong on conducting fireside chats with new MPs.
Mr Goh and the PAP’s Bukit Gombak candidate Ang Mong Seng campaigning during the 1997 General Election. Mr Goh has fought 10 general elections and one by-election.
Four days after General Election 2020 – and unencumbered by duties and meetings for the first time in his adult life – Emeritus Senior Minister Goh Chok Tong allowed himself a little chuckle.
In a Facebook post on July 14, he wrote about a health scare following the discovery of a white spot, possibly malignant, on his larynx last year. A biopsy was ruled out as he had a health complication. So a period of observation followed.
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