07 Jul '11, 10am

Could the Presidential Election be scheduled for after National Day so S. R. Nathan will be able to grace his last NDP?

Could the Presidential Election be scheduled for after National Day so S. R. Nathan will be able to grace his last NDP?

The Presidential Election is unlikely to be held before National Day, given the President's role during the … The Presidential Election showdown looks set to occur anytime in the last two weeks of August, after the nation's birthday on 9 August and the National Day Rally usually a week after. The election must be held by 31 August, the date President S R Nathan will step down when his term ends. Mr Nathan, who just turned 87, has decided not to seek a third term in office. Analysts believe the possibility of having the election before National Day is extremely unlikely, given the President's role during the National Day Parade. A spokesperson from Istana told Yahoo! Singapore that this year's President's Star Charity on 31 July will not be the the last event Mr Nathan will attend as the President of Singapore. "(The) President has many other events lined up in August 2011,...

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