June 23, 2020 / 8:41 AM / 15 days ago

Singapore president dissolves parliament ahead of election

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Singapore’s parliament has been dissolved, the prime minister’s office said on Tuesday, an indication that the date of the general election will be declared soon.

President Halimah Yacob has dissolved parliament on the advice of Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong, the statement said.

Reporting by Aradhana Aravindan and John Geddie in Singapore

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