By S. R. Nathan
Here Singapore's President S.R. Nathan tells his personal tale, taking the reader again with him to his formative years, to modest beginnings and existence as a runaway in Singapore and Malaya, after which the adventure of renewed desire through the jap career. After a belated and restricted college schooling, in addition to a brief spell as a social employee facing seafarers, he witnessed from contained in the Labour Reserch Unit the start of Singapore's sleek exchange union move. almost immediately after Singapore completed complete independence, he joined the workers of the newly demonstrated Ministry of overseas Affairs, retiring - as he proposal - as everlasting Secretary. even though, 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 whilst most folks are well past the tip in their operating lives, he was once elected President of Singapore, during which position he has received the hearts of many folks in Singapore and abroad.
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