Sultan Ibrahim of Johor pays last respects to Mr Lee Kuan Yew

Sultan Ibrahim of Johor pays last respects to Mr Lee Kuan Yew
Sultan Ibrahim of Johor, accompanied by Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong, paying his last respects to the late Mr Lee Kuan Yew at the Parliament House on March 25, 2015.

SINGAPORE - Sultan Ibrahim of Johor paid his last respects to the late Mr Lee Kuan Yew at the Parliament House on Wednesday.

The Sultan was accompanied by Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong.

World leaders like Indonesia's President Joko Widodo, South Korea's President Park Geun Hye, Thailand's Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha and India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be attending the state funeral service on Sunday, March 29.

It will be held at 2pm at the University Cultural Centre, National University of Singapore.

On Wednesday evening, PM Lee posted a video on Facebook, showing the gun carriage procession which carried Mr Lee Kuan Yew's body from Sri Temasek to the Parliament House, where he will lie in state from today until Saturday, March 28.

In a separate post, PM Lee wrote that he was touched by the huge crowds who came to Parliament House and thanked supporters for "queuing so many hours in the hot sun to say goodbye to Mr Lee".

candicec@sph.com.sg

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