State Funeral for Singapore's Founding Prime Minister, Mr Lee Kuan Yew

The past week has not been easy for Singaporeans as they come to grips with the death of our Founding Prime Minister, Mr Lee Kuan Yew. After a brief private wake at the Istana, Mr Lee's casket was transported to the Parliament House on Wednesday (Mar 25). Thousands of people stood in lines stretching over a few kilometers from the Parliament House waiting to pay their last respects to him. On Sunday (Mar 29), at about 12.30pm, the Coffin Bearer Party, comprising of eight officers from the Army, Navy, Air Force and Police, will enter the Parliament House and carry the casket bearing the body of Lee Kuan Yew onto the Ceremonial Gun Carriage. The Gun Carriage will then embark for the UCC (University Cultural Centre) at the National University of Singapore while passing several landmarks of significance such as Old Parliament House, City Hall, the Padang, NTUC Centre, Singapor...

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