Public can pay last respects to Dr Goh Keng Swee from tomorrow
Wed, May 19, 2010

The body of the late Dr Goh Keng Swee will lie in state at Parliament House from 20 May - 23 May 2010. Members of the public may pay their last respects at the following hours:

a 20 May 2010 (Thursday) - From Noon to 8pm;
b 21 May 2010 (Friday) - From Noon to 8pm;
c 22 May 2010 (Saturday) - From 10am to 6pm.

A condolence book is available for signing at the Parliament House. Visitors to the Parliament House are requested to dress appropriately and avoid wearing shorts, singlets, sandals or slippers. The use of any video or photographic equipment within the Parliament House is not allowed. The public should proceed to the Promenade beside the main entrance to the Parliament House.

One lane along Parliament Place, between North Bridge Rd and the entrance to the basement car park of the Parliament House, will be closed from 5am on 20 May 2010 to 3pm on 23 May 2010. The public is advised to use public transport. There will be no parking available at Connaught Drive, Empress Place and Old Parliament Lane.

Motorists are advised that traffic in the vicinity of High Street, Parliament Place, Parliament Lane, Empress Place, Connaught Drive and St Andrew's Road will be heavy. Motorists are advised to expect delays along the affected roads. Police officers will be stationed at all affected road junctions to regulate traffic and assist motorists. Motorists are also reminded not to park illegally along the affected roads.

Members of the public with enquiries can call hotline number 98313889 daily from 9am to 9pm, ending at 5pm on Sunday, 23 May 2010.

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