Mr. Lee Kwan Yew (1923 – 2015)

Singapore

“What I fear is complacency. When things always become better, people tend to want more for less work.”
~Mr. Lee Kwan Yew~

16 September:
Today is the birth anniversary of Singapore’s first Prime Minister – Mr. Lee Kwan Yew.  Let us take a moment to honour, cherish and remember the ‘Founding Father’ of Singapore.

Did you know?
?? Mr. Lee Kwan Yew fondly known as LKY became Prime Minister when he was only 35 years old and governed Singapore for three decades (1959 -1990).
?? He practiced law before he became the Prime Minister.
?? It was during his leadership that Singapore separated from the Federation of Malaysia.
?? His English name is Harry Lee.
?? He learnt Mandarin and Hokkien in his thirties.
?? To encourage kids to learn two languages at a young age, he donated 10 million dollars to the Lee Kuan Yew Fund of Bilingualism.
??A 20 minute meditation was an integral part of his daily routine.
?? He made and sold glue made from Tapioca during WWII.

Singaporeans enjoy the lush greenery and clean environment all thanks to the vision of Mr. Lee Kwan Yew & Singapore is known as the ‘Garden City’ hitherto.

Happy Birthday Mr. Lew Kwan Yew. You will be remembered forever. 

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