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Tharman Shanmugaratnam

Tharman Shanmugaratnam

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Tharman Shanmugaratnam, Senior Minister in Singapore’s cabinet, is Chair of the Group of Thirty and co-chair of the Advisory Board for the United Nations 2019 Human Development Report.

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