The photograph shows guest-of-honour, Mr. David T. E. Lim, being welcomed by Professor Shih Choon Fong, Vice-Chancellor and President, National University of Singapore, outside the NUS University Cultural Centre. On the left is Professor Edwin Thumboo. The photograph was taken during the event "Language and the Nation, A Literary Symposium", a discussion on multilingualism, held on 9th September 2000. This photograph is part of the collection donated by Edwin Thumboo to NLB. Title devised by Library staff.
From the Edwin Thumboo Collection. All rights reserved, Edwin Thumboo and National Library Board, Singapore 2008