Economic Society of Singapore

Remaking the Singapore Economy

8 April 2003
Economic Society of Singapore (ESS) Annual Dinner 2003
Keynote address by Deputy Prime Minister & Minister for Finance Lee Hsien Loong at the ESS Annual Dinner 2003


DPM Lee Hsien Loong



Attended by over 500 key policy makers, business men, bankers, professionals, academics and ESS members, the ESS Annual Dinner was held on 8 April 2003 at the Ritz-Carlton Hotel, with Singapore’s Deputy Prime Minister (DPM) and Minister of Finance, Mr Lee Hsien Loong gracing the event as the Guest-of-Honour.In the delivery of his keynote speech on “Remaking the Singapore Economy”, DPM Lee highlighted the need to constantly review institutions and policy, as well as the importance of strong leadership in driving the transformation of the economy. He also pointed out the necessity for a broad consensus among the population in supporting such changes in order to succeed in remaking the economy.

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