Azerbaijani President sends letter of condolence to Singaporean counterpart

Baku: President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has sent a letter of condolence to President of Singapore Tony Tan Keng Yam, APA reports.

The letter says: “I am deeply saddened upon hearing the news on death of the first Prime Minister of Singapore Lee Kuan Yew. I share Your sorrow on this heavy loss and on behalf of the Azerbaijani people and on my own, I express deep condolences to You, families and relatives of the deceased, all the people of Singapore”.

Lee Kuan Yew, widely recognized as the founder of modern Singapore and the country’s first prime minister, died on Sunday. He was 91.

SOURCE: AZERI PRESS NEWS AGENCY