|President of the|
Republic of Singapore
|Type||Head of state|
|Term length||Six years, renewable|
|Inaugural holder||Yusof Ishak|
|Formation||9 August 1965|
|Deputy||Chairman of the Council of Presidential Advisers|
The president of Singapore is the head of state of the Republic of Singapore. The role of the president is largely ceremonial, with the executive authority vested in the Cabinet led by the prime minister. The incumbent president is Halimah Yacob, who took office on 14 September 2017. She is also the first female president in the country's history.