Special Parliament sitting to pay tribute to Mr Lee Kuan Yew starting at 4pm
Today, Parliament will sit at 4pm for a special session at which MPs will pay tribute to Mr Lee Kuan Yew
Before the MPs paid their tributes, Speaker of the House Halimah Yacob made introductory remarks.
"With a heavy heart, I wish to place on record the demise of Mr Lee Kuan Yew," she said.
The first to speak is Leader of the House, Dr Ng Eng Hen. "We in this House weep with Singaporeans here and abroad,"
MP for Ang Mo Kio GRC Seng Han Thong. As a journalist at Lianhe Zaobao, Mr Seng travelled with Mr Lee on his trips to
UK, China, India.
Leader of the Opposition Mr Low Thia Khiang spoke in Mandarin. He began by calling Mr Lee an extraordinary political
Former deputy prime minister Wong Kan Seng choked up as he recalled how the pioneer generation of Singaporeans
understood the situation Mr Lee faced and trusted him.
Nominated Member of Parliament Thomas Chua Kee Seng.