PM Lee congratulates Prince William and Kate, says newborn princess will get SG50 Jubilee Gift

Two scrapbooks on display during the unveiling of gifts of SG50 Baby Jubilee Gift at a community event. A scrapbook is one of the items in the gift set. -- PHOTO: ST FILE
Two scrapbooks on display during the unveiling of gifts of SG50 Baby Jubilee Gift at a community event. A scrapbook is one of the items in the gift set. -- PHOTO: ST FILE
A gold-plated medallion, one of the items in the SG50 Baby Jubilee gift set. -- PHOTO: ST FILE
A gold-plated medallion, one of the items in the SG50 Baby Jubilee gift set. -- PHOTO: ST FILE
The SG50 Baby Jubilee gift set, consisting of a medallion, a shawl, a baby sling, a set of baby clothes, a diaper bag, a scrapbook, a photo frame and a set of baby books. -- PHOTO: THE NATIONAL POPULATION & TALENT DIVISION 
The SG50 Baby Jubilee gift set, consisting of a medallion, a shawl, a baby sling, a set of baby clothes, a diaper bag, a scrapbook, a photo frame and a set of baby books. -- PHOTO: THE NATIONAL POPULATION & TALENT DIVISION 
Britain's Prince William and Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, showing their newly born daughter to the media outside the Lindo Wing at St Mary's Hospital in central London on May 2, 2015. -- PHOTO: EPA
Britain's Prince William and Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, showing their newly born daughter to the media outside the Lindo Wing at St Mary's Hospital in central London on May 2, 2015. -- PHOTO: EPA

SINGAPORE - Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong congratulated Britain's Prince William and his wife Kate on the birth of their second child, a daughter, on Saturday.

He said in a Facebook post on Sunday morning that Britain's newest princess, born on the 50th anniversary of Singapore's independence, will receive a special birthday surprise from President Tony Tan Keng Yam - an SG50 Baby Jubilee Gift.

"Remember warmly their visit to us in 2012. Happy that they have an SG50 baby!" Mr Lee said in his post.

Congrats to Prince William and Kate on the birth of their daughter! Remember warmly their visit to us in 2012. Happy...

Posted by Lee Hsien Loong on Saturday, 2 May 2015

The newborn baby was welcomed into the outside world on Saturday as Prince William and Kate emerged from the Lindo Wing doors at St Mary's Hospital in London.

This is the second child for the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, who have a one-year-old son, George.

The Baby Jubilee Gift includes a special medallion, a multi-functional shawl, a baby sling, a set of baby clothes, a diaper bag, a scrapbook, a family photo frame and a set of baby books.