Appreciation Night for Mr Wong Ngit Liong, Former Chairman of NUS
President Tan and Mrs Tan in a group photo with the senior leadership from NUS.
Second row (from left): Dr Evelyn Lee, spouse of Professor Tan Chorh Chuan, Professor Tan Chorh Chuan, President, NUS, Mr Ong Ye Kung, Minister for Education (Higher Education and Skills), Dr Ng Eng Hen, Minister for Defence, Professor Ivy Ng, spouse of Dr Ng, Mr Hsieh Fu Hua, Chairman, Board of Trustees, NUS
First row (from left): Mr Chan Sek Keong, Pro-Chancellor, NUS, Mrs Wong Siew Hoon, spouse of Mr Wong, Mr Wong Ngit Liong, Former Chairman, Board of Trustees, NUS, President, Mrs Mary Tan, Mr Po'ad Mattar, Pro-Chancellor, NUS, Mdm Alia Gan Peng Peng, spouse of Mr Po'ad
President and Mrs Tan hosted an appreciation dinner for Mr Wong Ngit Liong, former Chairman of the National University of Singapore (NUS), since 2004. At the dinner, Mr Wong was lauded for his leadership, foresight, international perspective and entrepreneurial zeal which has led NUS to be recognised as a leading global university.
From left: Mr Wong Ngit Liong, Former Chairman, Board of Trustees, NUS, President, Mrs Mary Tan, Mrs Wong Siew Han, spouse of Mr Wong
At the appreciation dinner, the Brass Ensemble from the Yong Siew Toh Conservatory of Music presented "The Fanfare from La Peri" - a composition by French composer, Paul Dukas.
President, Professor Tan Chorh Chuan (extreme right) and Mr Hsieh Fu Hua (extreme left), presented a painting of the Taroko Gorge by Professor Tan to Mr Wong Ngit Liong (second from left), as a momento from the University