MM Lee honoured in US

28Oct09

Lee Kuan Yew is feted in the US.  Straits Times:

A STAR-STUDDED cast of the US capital’s political and business elites turned up to honour Minister Mentor Lee Kuan Yew on Tuesday night (Wednesday morning Singapore time) as he was awarded a lifetime achievement award for his contributions towards United States-Asean ties. …

Among those who paid tribute to Mr Lee were Dr Kissinger, Dr Shultz, Senator Jim Webb, and Assistant Secretary of State Kurt Campbell.

In a statement to The Straits Times, Dr Shultz said: ‘Ideas, information, clarity of mind, integrity of purpose. Mr Lee Kuan Yew has all of these characteristics and many more.

‘He is a truly great man who has been a wonderful friend over many years.’

 




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