09 Aug '11, 9pm

"The sun will rise, the sun will set, I will still see you": President S R Nathan bids goodbye after 12 NDPs

SINGAPORE - It was his 12th, and last, National Day Parade that he would attend as head of state. And as President S R Nathan bade his customary farewell at the parade's end to the thousands upon thousands of spectators, he took just a few moments longer to wave to the cheering throng. Asked afterward if he had felt emotional about saying goodbye, Mr Nathan said: "Emotional? No. I was ready for it. Since I announced it (that he was stepping down), some time has taken place so there's nothing to be emotional about. "The sun will rise, the sun will set, I will still see you. All good things must end some day. I take it in my stride." Mr Nathan's term will end once citizens vote for a new Elected President come Aug 27. Speaking to reporters after the parade, Mr Nathan said all 12 parades that he attended had been equally memorable. "It's the memory I cherish and I'll be carry...

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