Passing of Mr Lee Kuan Yew, founding Prime Minister of Singapore
The Prime Minister is deeply grieved to announce the passing of Mr Lee Kuan Yew, the founding Prime Minister of Singapore. Mr Lee passed away peacefully at the Singapore General Hospital today at 3.18am. He was 91.
Arrangements for the public to pay respects and for the funeral proceedings will be announced later.
PRIME MINISTER’S OFFICE
23 MARCH 2015