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Singapore PM Lee Hsien Loong pays tribute to Dr.Kalam

Lee Hsien Loong Singapore  Prime MinisterSingapore: Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong on Tuesday paid tributes to former Indian president A.P.J. Abdul Kalam, who died on Monday, aged 83.

“Kalam had humble beginnings, but rose to become a top scientist at India’s defence research organisation,” Lee wrote on his Facebook page. “He was widely regarded as the ‘People’s President’.

“I was honoured to meet Kalam when he visited Singapore in 2006. Our thoughts are with his family and the people of India during this time of sorrow,” Lee added.

Kalam died after suffering cardiac arrest while delivering a lecture at a management school in Meghalaya. (IANS)