Dr Goh KengSwee Agnes and Rachel Ng 5.3
History of Goh KengSwee • Dr Goh KengSwee was one of the most important first generation political leaders in Singapore. • He served as Minister of Finance was important to Singapore’s economic development. • HE had a series of strokes in the late 1990s and early 2000s took a heavy toll on him, he was bedridden in his final years and passed away on 14 May 2012.
Things he contributed to Singapore • Dr Goh KengSwee began to develop the economy of Singapore and encourage savings in government spending and the Singapore government managed to accumulate reserves by September 1959.