SINGAPORE – President Tony Tan Keng Yam has appointed Archbishop William Goh as one of the three new members of the Presidential Council for Minority Rights. The council, created in 1973, ensures that laws passed in Parliament do not discriminate against any racial or religious community.

His appointment is for a three-year term and starts 1 April 2015. Archbishop William Goh was sworn in by chief Justice S. Menon the chairman of the council.

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