Ma pays tribute to late Singapore PM


President Ma Ying-jeou poses with the late founding father of Singapore, ex-Prime Minister Lee Kuan Yew in 2011. The president paid tribute to Lee yesterday and took to Facebook to post the photo of the two. (CNA)

The China Post
Date: March 24, 2015

TAIPEI — President Ma Ying-jeou (馬英九) on Monday paid tribute to Lee Kuan Yew (李光耀), who died earlier in the day at the age of 91, saying the founding father of Singapore was a “distinguished leader who will be remembered by people around the world.”

On his Facebook page, Ma posted a picture of himself and Lee, which was taken during Lee’s last visit to Taiwan in 2011 in his capacity as minister mentor.

Lee was a leader with great vision and integrity who built Singapore into “a first-rate nation,” Ma said in the post. He also described Lee as a resolute and hard working politician who loved his people.     [FULL  STORY]

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