SINGAPORE: Former national sailor Dr Ben Tan said he will be happy to serve as the Nominated Member of Parliament if the rest of the sports community feels that he is the right representative for the position.
Dr Tan is currently travelling and issued a statement on Wednesday on being considered for the NMP position.
He said he had been approached by senior figures in the sports community to be considered for the position. He added that these are individuals that he holds in high esteem and he is deeply humbled by their belief in him.
Dr Tan added that he recognises the need to build on what NMP Nicholas Fang and NMPs before him have done in representing the views of the sports community in Parliament. - CNA/ac
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