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Mr Li Ka Shing paying his respect to Mr Lee Kuan Yew at the Family Wake on 23 Mar 2015 at the Sri Temasek, Istana. (Photo courtesy of Ministry of Communications and Information, Singapore)

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.