Trinidad and Tobago National Library and Information System Authority (NALIS)
- By Trinidad and Tobago National Library and Information System Authority (NALIS)
- Published 02/22/2013
- Nation Builders -Trinidad
He was the second President of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago between 1987-1997. A retired High Court Judge, President Hassanali was the first Indo-Trinidadian to hold the office of President and was the first Muslim Head of State in the Americas. He came to the presidency of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago with a reputation among colleagues for honesty, humility, dedication and for the consideration he always showed for legal practitioners while he served as a judge.