Remembering Lee Kuan Yew

Lord Mandelson: Mr Lee Kuan Yew is 'one of the giants of our lifetime'

SINGAPORE - Lord Peter Mandelson, the former Labour minister and EU trade commissioner, has sent his condolences to Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong.

In his letter, Lord Mandelson paid tribute to the late Mr Lee Kuan Yew as a "towering figure" and "one of the giants of our lifetime who built a nation that is the envy of others around the world".

This is the full text of his letter: