President makes his mark for a cause

Meridian Secondary School student Adry Fariqaeen, 12, observing President Tony Tan Keng Yam at a bottle art and bag painting workshop at the People's Association (PA) headquarters in King George's Avenue yesterday. At the event, PA chief executive di
Meridian Secondary School student Adry Fariqaeen, 12, (centre) observing President Tony Tan Keng Yam at a bottle art and bag painting workshop at the People's Association (PA) headquarters in King George's Avenue yesterday. ST PHOTO: LIM SIN THAI

Meridian Secondary School student Adry Fariqaeen, 12, observing President Tony Tan Keng Yam at a bottle art and bag painting workshop at the People's Association (PA) headquarters in King George's Avenue yesterday. At the event, PA chief executive director Desmond Tan handed over a cheque of $250,000 - PA's pledge to this year's President's Challenge - to Dr Tan.

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on May 12, 2017, with the headline 'President makes his mark for a cause'. Print Edition | Subscribe