Lee Kuan Yew’s ‘sound guidance, constant questioning’ to be remembered, say Singapore ministers

Lee Kuan Yew, former prime minister of Singapore, speaks during an interview at the Istana in Singapore in this December 9, 2008 file photo. — Reuters pic
Lee Kuan Yew, former prime minister of Singapore, speaks during an interview at the Istana in Singapore in this December 9, 2008 file photo. — Reuters pic

SINGAPORE, March 23 — Cabinet ministers have expressed their condolences to Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong, following the death of former Minister Mentor Lee Kuan Yew early this morning (March 23).

“Deputy Prime Minister Teo Chee Hean, Deputy Prime Minister Tharman Shanmugaratnam and Cabinet colleagues send our deepest condolences to Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong and the family of our Founding Prime Minister Lee Kuan Yew,” the statement read. “We will always remember his sound guidance, his constant questioning, and his fatherly care for Singapore and for all of us. Let us dedicate ourselves to Singapore and Singaporeans, in the way that Lee showed us.”

Lee Kuan Yew passed away at Singapore General Hospital at 3.18am this morning. He was 91. — TODAY

Singapore Cabinet Statement from this morning (March 23). — TODAY pic
Singapore Cabinet Statement from this morning (March 23). — TODAY pic