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Born on January 25, 1961
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Dr Vivian Balakrishnan is Singapore's Minister for Foreign Affairs and MP for Holland-Bukit Timah GRC.
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Dr Vivian Balakrishnan studied Medicine at the National University of Singapore after being awarded the President's Scholarship.

After graduation, he speciali...sed in Ophthalmology. He was appointed CEO of Singapore General Hospital in 2000 before entering politics.

Dr Balakrishnan has been a Member of Parliament since 2001.

He is currently the Minister for Foreign Affairs. He is also the Minister-in-charge of the Smart Nation initiative. He previously held appointments such as the Minister for the Environment and Water Resources, Minister for Community Development, Youth and Sports, Second Minister for Trade and Industry, Minister responsible for Entrepreneurship, Second Minister for Information, Communications and the Arts and Minister of State for National Development.

He is married with 4 children.

Published by and at the direction of Dr Vivian Balakrishnan; Blk 545 Bukit Panjang Ring Road #01-871 Singapore 670545.
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