Halimah Yacob was sworn-in as the 8th President of Singapore. She became the country’s first female President and the first in five decades to come from the Malay ethnicity.
She was certified by the Presidential Elections Commission as the only eligible candidate, and since she has no opponent, there was no election held.
Important Takeaways from Above News-
- Halimah Yacob held the key government post of Speaker of Parliament since 2013.
- Singapore dollar is the Currency of Singapore.
Source- The Guardian