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Updated: 12/27/2012 04:43 | By Channel NewsAsia

Vivian Balakrishnan attends state funeral of former Gerakan president

Vivian Balakrishnan attends state funeral of former Gerakan president


Vivian Balakrishnan attends state funeral of former Gerakan president

SINGAPORE : Singapore’s Environment and Water Resources Minister Vivian Balakrishnan was in Kuala Lumpur on Wednesday to attend the state funeral of former Gerakan president, Lim Keng Yaik.

Dr Balakrishnan conveyed condolences on behalf of the Singapore Government.

He was accompanied by Singapore’s High Commissioner in Kuala Lumpur, Ong Keng Yong.

Dr Lim, who served as Malaysia’s Energy, Water and Communications Minister from 2004 until 2008, died on Saturday.

He was 73.

— CNA/ms

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