In a statement released by the Office of the Premier on Monday, Premier McLaughlin said, “I am saddened by his passing. He was a man to be admired, not only in Asia, but on the world stage for his vision and insight.
“Like any great leader his view was to the future, ensuring that Singapore was free of corruption and all races were treated equally.”
Mr. McLaughlin said Cayman joined the world in mourning the late founding father of modern Singapore.
A state funeral for Mr. Lee will be held in Singapore on March 29 after a week of mourning.