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Taiwan's President Ma Ying-jeou leaves the Istana after paying his respects to Singapore's first prime minister Lee Kuan Yew, in Singapore

Taiwan's President Ma Ying-jeou leaves the Istana after paying his respects to Singapore's first prime minister Lee Kuan Yew, in Singapore March 24, 2015. Ma flew to Singapore on Tuesday to pay his last respects to Lee, who died aged 91 on Monday. REUTERS/Edgar Su TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY

Local and foreign leaders pay respects to the late Lee Kuan Yew at private wake

Local and foreign leaders, as well as personal and family friends have been paying their respects to the late Lee Kuan Yew at a private wake held at the Istana on Monday and Tuesday. The ex-PM's body will lie in state at the Parliament House for the public to pay respects from 25 March to 28 March. The former Prime Minister passed away at 3:18am on Monday (23 March 2015). Follow Yahoo Singapore's updates here.