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 lifestyles as a runaway in Singapore and Malaya, after which the adventure of renewed wish 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 smooth alternate union flow. almost immediately after Singapore accomplished complete independence, he joined the employees of the newly demonstrated Ministry of overseas Affairs, retiring - as he idea - as everlasting Secretary. in spite of the fact that, he didn't retire. After being requested to run the Straits instances 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 existence. after which, at an age while most folks are well past the top in their operating lives, he used to be elected President of Singapore, during which position he has gained the hearts of many of us in Singapore and abroad.
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An Unexpected Journey: Path to the Presidency by S. R. Nathan