I did not appoint my son

September 22, 2009
Singapore Democrats

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I did not appoint my son. I appointed somebody else prime minister, who was my successor, and he stayed in the job for 14 years. And he chose my son to be his deputy. I did not arrange that. (The Straits Times, 22 Sep 09)

Lee Kuan Yew,
Minister Mentor
(responding to the question raised by univ students in Mascow)