PM Narendra Modi condoles death of Singapore’s founding father Lee Kuan Yew

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New Delhi | March 23, 2015 10:42 AM

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

Narendra Modi, Narendra Modi news, Narendra Modi Lee Kuan Yew, Lee Kuan Yew, Lee Kuan Yew death, Lee Kuan Yew Singapore, Lee Kuan Yew IndiaPrime Minister Narendra Modi condoled the death of Singapore’s founding father Lee Kuan Yew whom he described as a lion among leaders. (PTI)

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today 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 today.

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