By S. R. Nathan
Here Singapore's President S.R. Nathan tells his personal tale, taking the reader again with him to his adolescence, to modest beginnings and lifestyles as a runaway in Singapore and Malaya, after which the adventure of renewed desire throughout the eastern profession. After a belated and restricted college schooling, in addition to a quick spell as a social employee facing seafarers, he witnessed from contained in the Labour Reserch Unit the start of Singapore's smooth alternate union circulate. presently after Singapore accomplished complete independence, he joined the workers of the newly validated Ministry of international Affairs, retiring - as he inspiration - as everlasting Secretary. notwithstanding, he didn't retire. After being requested to run the Straits occasions newspaper for a time, he served as excessive Commissioner in Malaysia and Ambassador within the usa. Few humans have packed quite a bit right into a lifestyles. after which, at an age while most folks are way past the top in their operating lives, he was once elected President of Singapore, within which position he has gained the hearts of many of us in Singapore and abroad.
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