Former Prime Minister Lee Kuan Yew continued his unbroken record of attending every single national day dinner in his Tanjong Pagar constituency last night.
Mr Lee, 90, was greeted with a long round of applause and cheers from the roughly 900 residents, grassroots leaders and clan associations representatives who were present, reported The Straits Times online.
Shortly after arriving, Mr Lee rose to sing the National Anthem and recite the pledge.
He addressed the crowd for about two minutes and wished them a "Happy National Day", reported Channel NewsAsia.
He pointed out that Singapore has consistently made progress in the last 20 years.
"That is something special. It is due to the work of our people," said Mr Lee.
"I am confident that we will continue to make progress."
This article was first published on August 14, 2014.
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