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ⓘ President of Singapore. The President of the Republic of Singapore is the countrys head of state. Singapore has a parliamentary system of government. Executive ..




President of Singapore
                                     

ⓘ President of Singapore

The President of the Republic of Singapore is the countrys head of state. Singapore has a parliamentary system of government. Executive authority is exercised by the Cabinet who was led by the Prime Minister of Singapore. The current president is Halimah Yacob, who is the Singapores first female president, who was elected unopposed at the 2017 presidential election.

The presidents official residence and office is the Istana. However, no presidents since Yusof bin Ishak 1965–1970 have lived there. The current president, Halimah Yacob, had wanted to stay in the HDB flat at Yishun, but if she fails to comply with the security requirements, she will have to move out. She is also the first female President of Singapore and first Malay head of state in 47 years since the death of Mr Yusof bin Ishak who was Singapores first president.