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Dr Tony Tan Keng Yam was elected as President in the Presidential Election on 27 August 2011. He was sworn in as the seventh President of Singapore on 1 September 2011. Learn more about his roles and responsibilities >>


5th Lindau Meeting on Economic Sciences

President Tony Tan Keng Yam attended the official opening of the 5th Lindau Meeting on Economic Sciences on 20 August 2014 in Lindau, Germany. President met with Federal Chancellor of the Federal Republic of Germany Angela Merkel at the sidelines of the official opening. They reaffirmed the excellent state of bilateral relations between Singapore and Germany, noting that 2015 marked 50 years of the diplomatic relationship.

Meeting with HE Xi Jinping

President Tony Tan Keng Yam met His Excellency Xi Jinping, President of the People's Republic of China, at the Purple Palace in the morning of 16 August 2014.

Nanjing 2014 2nd Summer Youth Olympic Games

President Tony Tan Keng Yam was in Nanjing, The People's Republic of China, to represent Singapore at the opening ceremony of the 2nd summer Youth Olympic Games and in support of Team Singapore athletes. In this photo, President takes a selfie with the athletes and officials at the Games Village.

President's Scholarship Award 2014

President Tony Tan Keng Yam officiated at the President’s Scholarship Award Ceremony at the Istana on 13 August 2014 where five young students (from left: Mr Brendan Dean Zhi Min, Mr Koh Kit Shaun Tommy, Mr Lim Zhi Wei Eugene, Ms Lee Zi Xin and Mr Arturo Neo Yong Yao) received the President Scholarship’s Award. The scholarship is awarded by the Public Service Commission (PSC).

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