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PM Lee pays tribute to pioneer generation leader Mohamed Ariff Suradi

Published on Feb 26, 2014 8:18 PM
 
Former Member of Parliament (MP) Mohamed Ariff Suradi. Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong paid tribute to one of Singapore's first generation of leaders, Mohamed Ariff Suradi, who died on Tuesday, Feb 25, 2014, at the age of 84. -- ST FILE PHOTO: RAWI AHMAD

Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong paid tribute to one of Singapore's first generation of leaders, Mohamed Ariff Suradi, who died on Tuesday at the age of 84.

PM Lee wrote on Facebook on Wednesday: "Was sorry to learn of the passing of Haji Mohamed Ariff Suradi.

"He belonged to our pioneer generation of leaders, who set Singapore on the path of growth and success."

Mr Ariff was a legislative assemblyman while Singapore was part of Malaysia, and then an MP after independence, serving in Ulu Pandan and Kampong Kembangan.

 
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