His Majesty in Sin­ga­pore to pay re­spects to Late Lee Kuan

Bhutan Times - - Front Page - Sangey Ten­zin

March 28, 2015: His Majesty The King, ac­com­pa­nied by Her Majesty The Gyalt­suen, paid per­sonal re­spects to His Ex­cel­lency Late Lee Kuan Yew at the Par­lia­ment House in Sin­ga­pore, where the for­mer Prime Min­is­ter of Sin­ga­pore lies in state.

Their Majesties trav­elled to Sin­ga­pore to pay re­spects to the coun­try’s found­ing fa­ther, who passed away on March 23rd, and of­fer con­do­lences to the peo­ple of Sin­ga­pore.

His Ex­cel­lency Late Lee Kuan Yew was the first Prime Min­is­ter of Sin- gapore, and is cred­ited for bring­ing the en­tire coun­try from third-world to first-world sta­tus in a sin­gle gen­er­a­tion. He has been widely ad­mired by lead­ers across the world, and his poli­cies stud­ied and em­u­lated.

His Majesty The King had per­son­ally known His Ex­cel­lency Late Lee Kuan Yew, hav­ing met the leader on sev­eral oc­ca­sions.

In a mes­sage, His Majesty de­scribed His Ex­cel­lency Lee Kuan Yew as a stradi­var­ius lead­era leader who has set the bar of ex­cel­lence, and con­veyed con­do­lences and prayers on be­half of the peo­ple of Bhutan for the ex­tra­or­di­nary and vi­sion­ary leader.

His Majesty The King, ac­com­pa­nied by Her Majesty The Gyalt­suen, will at­tend His Ex­cel­lency Late Lee Kuan Yew’s state fu­neral to­mor­row, along with other world lead­ers, upon the spe­cial in­vi­ta­tion of the Prime Min­is­ter of Sin­ga­pore.

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