PM Lee leaving big shoes to fill

Mark Zuckerbergs praise of PM Lee’s coding abilities – a sign of things to come.

PM Lee graduated from Cambridge with a first class honours in Mathematics as well as a diploma in computer science. His coding background helped during his tenure in the army as a BG.


So when PM Lee took on silicon valley in his week long visit of the tech hub in US before heading to the US – Asean summit, he visited various Tech CEOs including one Mark Zuckerberg, owner and founder of Facebook.

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Mark Zuckerberg presented PM Lee with a an artwork, designed at Facebook, which bore etchings of lines from a computer programme he had written himself. Mark Zuckerberg also mentioned that PM Lee was one of the only world leaders that knows how to code.


PM Lee even posted a programme he wrote to solve sudoku problems onto Facebook last year.


With tech giants paying homage to PM Lee and his ability to code and knowledge of computer science, there’s a lot on the shoulders of whoever takes up the position once he hands it on.

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