MINISTER HENG SWEE KEAT SUFFERED A STROKE, COLLAPSED DURING CABINET MEETING

The Prime Minister’s Office said in a statement that Mr Heng Swee Keat, Finance Minister collapsed during a Cabinet meeting at 5.34pm. “He was taken to hospital immediately. A CT Scan showed that he had a stroke. Doctors are attending to him now”

PM Lee posted this update on Facebook: “We were having our weekly Cabinet meeting just now when Heng Swee Keat suddenly collapsed. The doctors in Cabinet (we have three) attended to him immediately. We called an ambulance, which took him to TTSH. A CT scan showed that he had had a stroke. Doctors are attending to him now. Hope Swee Keat will be alright – he is a valuable member of my team.”

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