Isbn: 978-981-4397-57-5 (ebook) usd3800 buy now add book to favorites. Most important, he recognized and rewarded talent in other great leaders, such as goh keng swee, and built up a meritocratic system designed to select and promote political leaders of superior. Dr goh keng swee had help singapore alot,me as a student think that he is a great man with a great ideahe had made himself a group of amy. Goh keng swee on may 14, 2010, the nation bade farewell to one of its founding fathers, former deputy prime minister goh keng swee, with a heavy heart dr goh passed away at the age of 91 after a long illness, leaving behind widow dr phua swee liang, son kian chee and daughter-in-law, two grandsons and three great-grandsons.
Dr goh keng swee's contributions to a newly independent singapore's defence, education, economic and fiscal policies were his greatest legacies dr goh was a key member of the pap's central executive committee, and later became its vice-chairman. Drgoh keng sweehis life and contributions to singapore. National archives of singapore the passing of dr goh keng swee (1918-2010), dr goh also made significant contributions to singapore in the field of education. Dr goh keng swee was a good leader that helped to make singapore what it is today i salute you dr goh.
It's not without reason that the late dr goh keng swee was often referred by many as the economic architect of singapore he led the finance ministry - twice, chaired the monetary. Dr goh keng swee's contributions to singapore he was a key member of the pap's central executive committee and later became its vice-chairman he successfully contested the kreta ayer seat in the 1959 general election, was elected to the legislative assembly on 30 may, and joined the first government of prime minister lee kuan yew as minister. Dr goh keng swee, (6 october 1918 - 14 may 2010) was the second deputy prime minister of singapore between 1973 and 1984 dr goh was the chief architect of modern singapore, for he built.
B1328 goh keng swee: a legacy of public service introduction goh keng swee: heroic public servant and history-maker of modern singapore emrys chew a country needs national heroes some of the first-generation leaders who fought for our independence and built up singapore can be conferred the stature of our national heroes. As one of singapore's founding fathers, former deputy prime minister goh keng swee improved the lives of a whole generation of singaporeans as he masterminded the country's economic rise now in his twilight years, dr goh — who turned 90 last month and has been in ailing health for the past decade.
Contributions of dr goh keng swee goh was a key member of the pap's central executive committee, and later became its vice-chairmangoh successfully contested the kreta ayer seat in the 1959 general election for the legislative assembly, and joined the first government of prime minister lee kuan yew as minister for finance. In 2015, goh was awarded the highest recognition from his alma mater, nus, the honorary degree of doctor of laws, which was presented to him for his contributions to singapore in public service  career at neptune orient lines, 1969 to 1977 [ edit . He had one word to describe the state of the economy when he became finance minister in 1959: 'wretched' former deputy prime minister and singapore's economic architect goh keng swee died early on friday morning after a long illness.
Much has been written about dr goh keng swee's role as one of the nation's founding fathers without him, the singapore of today would not exist. Goh keng swee, dut (first class), (6 october 1918 - 14 may 2010) was the second deputy prime minister of singapore between 1973 and 1984, and a member of parliament (mp) for the kreta ayer constituency for a quarter of a century. Dr goh keng swee,you made many contributions to singapore like the jurong bird park and the singapore zoological gardens and our currency and so many more. Far fewer have heard of dr goh keng swee, the architect of singapore's economic miracle, and mr s rajaratnam, singapore's philosopher par excellence together, they made a great team.
Dr goh keng swee's immense contribution to singapore many people are aware about the immense contribution that dr goh keng swee had made to improve the life of millions of people in singapore he was the architect of our economy strategy that transformed singapore from a developing country to a thriving developed economy. Dr goh keng swee - contributions to singapore this is a integrated humanities project about the late dr goh keng swee's contributions to singapore, also discussing how should we best commemorate dr goh's contributions. Goh keng swee (dr) (b 6 october 1918, malacca-d 14 may 2010, singapore) has often been called the economic architect of singapore for his great contributions to the development of singapore into a prosperous nation during his terms as minister for finance and defence.