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Singapore’s founding father was a far-sighted statesman and a lion among leaders : Modi

Narendra Modi, offered his condolences on the demise of Singapore's first prime minister, "Lee Kuan yew" calling him a far-sighted statesman and a lion among leaders.

Lee Kaun Yew, Singapore's founding father, dies at 91 Lee Kaun Yew, Singapore’s founding father, dies at 91  Source: AP

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday condoled the death of Singapore’s founding father Lee Kuan Yew whom he described as a lion among leaders.

“A far-sighted statesman and a lion among leaders, Mr Lee Kuan Yew’s life teaches valuable lessons to everyone. News of his demise is saddening,” he said in a statement.

“In this hour of bereavement, our prayers are with Mr. Lee Kuan Yew’s family and the people of Singapore. May his soul rest in peace”, the Prime Minister said. Lee, who was Singapore’s first prime minister, died of severe pneumonia.

The Indian President also offered his heartfelt compassion saying ,

First published on: 23-03-2015 at 11:04:17 am
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