Mr Lee Kuan Yew, Singapore’s founding father, died on March 23 at the age of 91. He was Prime Minister from 1959 to 1990 and instrumental in transforming the country from a colonial trading post to an independent, thriving city state.

Metropolitan Konstantinos of Singapore and South Asia on behalf of the Orthodox Metropolitanate of Singapore and South Asia expresses his most heartfelt condolences to His Excellency Mr Lee Hsien Loong, Prime Minister of Singapore, and to all the people of Singapore on the passing of Singapore’s founding father Mr Lee Kuan Yew.