Portrait of Dr. Tay Eng Soon, former Senior Minister of State for Education

 

Title
Portrait of Dr. Tay Eng Soon, former Senior Minister of State for Education
Description
This is a head-and-shoulder portrait of Dr. Tay Eng Soon, Senior Minister of State for Education from September 1988 to August 1993. He was also President of the Volleyball Association of Singapore (1982-1989) and the National Kidney Foundation (1986-1992); Minister of State for Education (Apr 1981-Sep 1988) and Communications and Information (Jan 1985-Feb 1986); PAP Member of Parliament for River Valley (1980-1988) and Eunos GRC (1989-1993); and Minister-in-charge of Ngee Ann Technical College, Singapore Polytechnic and the Vocational and Industrial Training Board in May 1981. He was conferred the Public Service Medal by the Government of Singapore in 1978. His brother, Mr. Tay Kheng Soon, was founder and Principal Partner of the architect firm, Akitek Tenggara. TItle devised by Library staff.
Source
Taken from book Pei Chun Sports Hall souvenir magazine : official opening, page [2]