Singapore’s ‘king of the throne’ receives royal endorsement

Singapore’s ‘king of the throne’ receives royal endorsement. Today Online, March 22, 2018.

SINGAPORE — For 20 years, Singaporean Jack Sim has been known as the “toilet man” for his efforts in improving sanitation around the world.

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Singaporean Jack Sim received a ringing endorsement from the Queen of the United Kingdom, no less, who awarded him the Commonwealth Points of Light award. Photo: Jack Sim

On Thursday (March 22) evening, the founder of the World Toilet Organisation (WTO) received a ringing endorsement from Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II, no less, who awarded him the Commonwealth Points of Light award.

The award recognises outstanding volunteers everyday of the week whose service is making a difference in their communities and whose story can inspire others to have creative innovative solutions to social challenges in their own communities and beyond.

Mr Sim received the award — a personalised certificate signed by Queen Elizabeth II — from Deputy British High Commissioner to Singapore Alexandra McKenzie at the SG100 Foundation Anniversary Dinner at the Singapore Expo.

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