In his condolence letter to Mdm Lina Abdullah, widow of the late Mr Othman Wok, Prime Minister (PM) Lee Hsien Loong commemorated Mr Othman’s unwavering belief in a multi-racial and multi-religious Singapore.
Mr Othman Wok’s dedication and courage were demonstrated clearly during Singapore’s turbulent years in the 1960s where he faced great pressure and threats on his life for joining the PAP, shared Mr Lee. Singapore might not be the multi-racial and multi-religious society it is today, if Mr Othman Wok had not stood resolutely by his belief in multiracialism.
Read the condolence letter from PM Lee.
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