Remembering Lee Kuan Yew

Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen to attend state funeral for Mr Lee Kuan Yew

PHNOM PENH - Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen is the latest world leader to say he will attend the state funeral of Singapore's founding father Lee Kuan Yew, 91, on Sunday.

Cambodia's Ministry for Foreign Affairs confirmed his attendance in a statement on Wednesday, Xinhua reported.

"In the name of the Cambodian government and Cambodian people, I would like to share condolences with Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong…and the Singaporean people for the loss of Lee Kuan Yew, who was the founder of Singapore," Mr Hun Sen said during a speech on Monday, according to The Cambodian Daily.

"He was not only the founder of Singapore but also a co-founder of Asean," he added.