Li Huanwu, gay nephew of Singapore prime minister, marries partner
Li Huanwu, the nephew of current Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong, has married his partner in Cape Town, South Africa.
Huanwu, who is also the grandson of Singapore’s first Prime Minister Lee Kuan Yew, and his partner Heng Yirui shared the news of their marriage earlier today (May 24).
Posting on Instagram, Dr. Yirui, who works as a veterinarian, wrote: “Today I marry my soul mate. Looking forward to a lifetime of moments like this with @hero.unit.”
The pair were photographed alongside a lavish display in Cape Town, with an elephant in the background.
Huanwu also took to social media to share news of the ceremony, alongside snaps of the pair enjoying their time in Cape Town.
The photos, which featured the couple with their arms around each other and another of a dog balancing two wedding rings on its nose, were posted on Facebook with the caption: “Safari before our big day. #lovewins”
Yirui also posted on Facebook to say: “Today I marry my soul mate. The journey has been a great one with the love and support of friends and family.
“Here’s to a lifetime of loving companionship and good cheer!”
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Huanwu came out in July last year, during an LGBT exhibition which coincided with Singapore’s Pink Dot Pride event.
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