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Vietnam extends condolences over death of Singapore’s founding father Lee Kuan Yew

Friday, March 27, 2015, 18:36 GMT+7

Vietnamese leaders, including Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung, have given their condolences over the death of Singapore’s founding father Lee Kuan Yew, who died at 91 on Monday.

At 1:00 pm (Vietnam time) yesterday, Prime Minister Dung and Minister of Planning and Investment Bui Quang Vinh led a delegation to the home of Singaporean Ambassador Ng Teck Hean, at 2A Chu Van An Street in Ba Dinh District, Hanoi to pay tribute to late former Singaporean Prime Minister Lee.

A service for paying respects and writing messages in a condolence book over the passing of the Singaporean leader began Monday and will last until Friday, March 27.

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