Members of the Council are appointed by the President on the advice of the Cabinet.
Currently, the Council comprises 17 Members:
|Chief Justice Sundaresh Menon
The Presidential Council for Religious Harmony was set up under the Maintenance of Religious Harmony Act.
The Chairman and members are appointed by the President. The Council serves a three-year term.
The Council can number from six to 15 members, excluding the Chairman.
The current Council comprises:
|Mr Chao Hick Tin
The President is responsible for safeguarding the national reserves and the integrity of the public service. The President also receives foreign dignitaries, officiates at state functions and performs other ceremonial and community duties.