02 Jul '11, 9pm

Tributes pour in for 'people's President' S R Nathan

SINGAPORE - He was an "active people's President" who always made time for those in the community sector, and at the same time the dignified Head of State who engaged foreign kings and presidents in Singapore's interests. Tributes such as these from politicians past and present flowed yesterday for Mr S R Nathan, who announced on Friday that he was not seeking a third term in the coming Presidential Election. "He always had a special place in his heart for people who are vulnerable, for children, for the disabled," said Minister for the Environment and Water Resources Vivian Balakrishnan, on the sidelines of the Sinda Community Forum. He helped raise the status of social workers, as a former one himself; he also brought together Singapore's different religious and ethnic groups, said Dr Balakrishnan. "He made a crucial difference, reaching out, uplifting, unifying people ....

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