New PDF release: An Unexpected Journey: Path to the Presidency

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 event of renewed wish throughout the eastern career. After a belated and restricted collage schooling, in addition to a brief spell as a social employee facing seafarers, he witnessed from contained in the Labour Reserch Unit the beginning of Singapore's smooth alternate union circulate. presently after Singapore accomplished complete independence, he joined the workers of the newly validated Ministry of overseas Affairs, retiring - as he concept - as everlasting Secretary. even though, 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 rather a lot right into a lifestyles. after which, at an age while most folk are well past the tip in their operating lives, he used to be elected President of Singapore, within which position he has gained the hearts of many folks in Singapore and abroad.

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