Lee Hsien Loong MP (born 10 February 1952) is a Singaporean politician who has served as the 3rd Prime Minister of Singapore since August 2004. Lee is the eldest son of the 1st Prime Minister, Lee Kuan Yew. He has taken over the leadership of People's Action Party as the Secretary-General since December 2004 when former Prime Minister and Secretary-General Goh Chok Tong stepped down from the position to become the Senior Minister. Lee then led the party to victory in the 2006, 2011, 2015 and 2020 general elections. He began his current term on 15 January 2016 following the opening of Singapore's 13th Parliament.
SINGAPORE: Amid concerns over escalating COVID-19 infections in Singapore, the time has come for the country to make a "decisive move", said Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong in an address to the nation on Friday (Apr 3).
This includes closing most workplaces islandwide and moving to full home-based learning for schools, said the prime minister, adding that the measures, which followed discussions with the multi-ministry task force tackling COVID-19, will last a month.