Today is the funeral of Mr. Lee Kuan Yew – the founding father of modern Singapore, statesman, and visionary extraordinaire. He has undoubtedly done many good and great things to lead his nation and people to progress and success. And judging by the hundreds of thousands of mourners who waited patiently for hours to pay tribute to him at Parliament House, the late Mr. Lee was also much admired, respected, and loved by his countrymen.
Throughout his life, Mr. Lee had consistently displayed courage, discipline and determination to accomplish his dream of a successful and prosperous Singapore. Let us remember his goodness and contributions to the peace and development of his country and of this region.
Our thoughts are with the family of the late Mr. Lee Kuan Yew and the people of Singapore. May he rest in Peace.