Mr Teo Ser Luck has requested to step down from public office to return to the private sector. The Prime Minister has accepted Mr Teo’s request. Mr Teo will relinquish his appointment as Minister of State for Manpower on Jun 30. Mr Teo will also relinquish his appointment as Mayor of North East CDC when his current term ends on May 26, but will continue serving the residents of Sengkang Central division as a Member of Parliament for Pasir Ris-Punggol GRC.
The changes are part of leadership renewal, the PMO said.
This is the third round of changes in appointments that Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong has made to this Cabinet. The first changes on Aug 22 last year saw Mr Lawrence Wong appointed as Second Minister for Finance, and Ms Sim Ann appointed as Senior Minister of State for Trade and Industry and relinquishing her appointment in the Ministry of Finance.