Brunei HRH pays tribute to Lee Kuan Yew

Brunei HRH pays tribute to Lee Kuan Yew
HRH Prince Haji Mohamed Bolkiah, Minister of Trade and Foreign Affairs, signs the book of condolences in a tribute to Singapore's founding father Lee Kuan Yew while High Commissioner of the Republic of Singapore to Brunei, Jaya Ratnam looks on.

His Royal Highness Prince Mohamed Bolkiah, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade, yesterday signed the book of condolence in a tribute to former prime minister of Singapore, Dato Laila Utama Lee Kuan Yew.

On his arrival at the Singapore's High Commission, HRH who represented the Government of His Majesty Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Mu'izzaddin Waddaulah, the Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei Darussalam, was received by the country's envoy Jaya Ratnam.

Prior to the signing, HRH and the Singapore's High Commissioner saw a mini exhibition, showcasing pictures of the late Dato Lee with His Majesty, HRH Prince Haji Al-Muhtadee Billah, the Crown Prince and Senior Minister at Prime Minister's Office, and HRH Prince Mohamed as well as HRH Prince Hj Sufri Bolkiah during various occasions.

This included a photo from the late Dato Lee's visit to Brunei in 1960. Lee, the founding father of Singapore, passed away early on March 23 at the age of 91 in the City-State.

The High Commission will open the condolence book for the public to sign until Sunday (March 29) from 10am to noon and 2pm to 5pm at its office at No 8 Simpang, 74 Jalan Subok.

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