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Sunday, Jul 31, 2016
Former President S R Nathan is in critical condition after suffering a stroke on Sunday (July 31) morning, according to a statement by the Ministry of Communications & Information (MCI).
He is currently warded in the Intensive Care Unit at the Singapore General Hospital.
President Dr Tony Tan Keng Yam said in a Facebook post that he and his wife Mary Tan were sad to hear about Mr Nathan's hospitalisation.
Dr Tan wrote: "Our thoughts and prayers are with his wife and family."
Mr Nathan is Singapore's sixth president. The 92-year-old was in office as head of state from 1999 to 2011.