In Pictures: President Tony Tan's last day in office

Dr Tony Tan Keng Yam, sworn in on Sept 1, 2011, leaves office after completing a six-year term. Here's a look at his last day as president.

Outgoing President Tony Tan waving farewell to everyone present as his leaves the Istana. ST PHOTO: ONG WEE JIN
President Tony Tan Keng Yam waving as he makes his way to the farewell ceremony at the Istana on Aug 31, 2017. ST PHOTO: KEVIN LIM
Outgoing President Tony Tan inspecting the guard-of-honour followed by Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong at farewell reception and ceremony for outgoing President Tony Tan held at the Istana. ST PHOTO: ONG WEE JIN
A long line of ministers and VIPs shake hands with President Tony Tan at his farewell reception and ceremony held at the Istana. ST PHOTO: ONG WEE JIN
A long line of ministers and VIPs shake hands with President Tony Tan at his farewell reception and ceremony held at the Istana. ST PHOTO: ONG WEE JIN
President Tony Tan Keng Yam at the farewell reception and ceremony at the Istana on Aug 31, 2017. ST PHOTO: KEVIN LIM
Outgoing President Tony Tan waving farewell before leaving the Istana in his car at his farewell reception and ceremony. ST PHOTO: ONG WEE JIN
President Tony Tan Keng Yam and Mrs Mary Tan waving as they leave the farewell reception and ceremony at the Istana on Aug 31, 2017. ST PHOTO: KEVIN LIM
President Tony Tan Keng Yam waving to guests as he departs the farewell reception and ceremony at the Istana on Aug 31, 2017. ST PHOTO: KEVIN LIM
The farewell reception and ceremony for outgoing President Tony Tan at the Istana. ST PHOTO: ONG WEE JIN
Mrs Mary Tan giving President Tony Tan Keng Yam a hug after his speech at the farewell reception and ceremony at the Istana on Aug 31, 2017. ST PHOTO: KEVIN LIM
Dr Tony Tan shakes hands with Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong as Mrs Mary Tan looks on. ST PHOTO: ONG WEE JIN
Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong and wife Ho Ching and guests applauding the contribution of President Tony Tan Keng Yam at the farewell reception and ceremony at the Istana on Aug 31, 2017. ST PHOTO: KEVIN LIM
President Tony Tan's speech at his farewell reception and ceremony held at the Istana. ST PHOTO: ONG WEE JIN
Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong paying tribute in his speech to President Tony Tan Keng Yam at the farewell reception and ceremony at the Istana on Aug 31, 2017. ST PHOTO: KEVIN LIM
Dr Tony Tan bids farewell to the staff at the Istana on Aug 31, 2017. ST PHOTO: JAMIE KOH
Dr Tony Tan bids farewell to the staff at the Istana on Aug 31, 2017. ST PHOTO: JAMIE KOH
Dr Tony Tan waves farewell at the Istana on Aug 31, 2017. ST PHOTO: JAMIE KOH
Dr Tony Tan bids farewell to the staff at the Istana on Aug 31, 2017. PHOTO: MINISTRY OF COMMUNICATIONS AND INFORMATION
Staff bade farewell to President Tony Tan at the Istana on Aug 31, 2017. PHOTO: MINISTRY OF COMMUNICATIONS AND INFORMATION

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