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 event of renewed desire throughout the jap profession. After a belated and constrained college schooling, in addition to a quick spell as a social employee facing seafarers, he witnessed from contained in the Labour Reserch Unit the delivery of Singapore's sleek exchange union move. presently after Singapore completed complete independence, he joined the employees of the newly tested 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 lots right into a existence. after which, at an age while most folk are well past the top in their operating lives, he used to be elected President of Singapore, during which function he has received the hearts of many folks in Singapore and abroad.
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