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A nation bids final farewell to a pioneer

Wednesday, April 19, 2017 - 05:50

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The gun carriage carrying the casket of former Cabinet minister Othman Wok. It is draped with the State Flag, the highest honour for a deceased Singaporean. The casket weaved through the heartlands before reaching Choa Chu Kang Muslim Cemetery.

Singapore

THE skies opened up on Tuesday just as the coffin bearing the late pioneer Cabinet minister Othman Wok was about to make its final journey, as Singapore bade farewell to one of its founding fathers.

Hundreds of people turned up at the Sultan Mosque in Kampong Glam as a

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