President Tony Tan Keng Yam sends Mr Lee birthday greetings

President Tony Tan Keng Yam sends Mr Lee birthday greetings
Mr Lee Kuan Yew and President Tony Tan, at the National Day Parade in 2003. Dr Tan had served as a minister in Mr Lee's cabinet in the 1980s. National Day Parade 2003.

President Tony Tan Keng Yam and his wife, Mrs Mary Tan, sent their birthday wishes to former Prime Minister Lee Kuan Yew, who turned 90 on Sept 16.

Dr Tan wrote on his Facebook page that generations of Singaporeans have benefited from Mr Lee Kuan Yew's lifelong contributions towards creating the peaceful and prosperous Singapore that we know today.

"Mr Lee reminds us that Singapore is a constant work in progress as he continues to work tirelessly to secure our future even after more than five decades of public service," he wrote.

He added: "Mary and I wish Mr Lee joy and continued good health on his 90th birthday."


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Here is Dr Tony Tan's full Facebook post:

Generations of Singaporeans have benefitted from Mr Lee Kuan Yew’s lifelong contributions towards creating the peaceful and prosperous Singapore that we know today. Mr Lee reminds us that Singapore is a constant work in progress as he continues to work tirelessly to secure our future even after more than five decades of public service.

Mary and I wish Mr Lee joy and continued good health on his 90th birthday.

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