Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe arrived on a stopover and pays his respects to former President S R Nathan as members of the public streamed into Parliament House.
Officials picked through the wreckage of toppled spires and crumbling temple walls in Myanmar's ancient capital Bagan on Thursday after a powerful earthquake rattled the top tourist destination, leaving three dead.
Mr Abe and his wife stopped over in Singapore on Thursday to pay their respects and met with Mrs Nathan at Parliament House.
The State Funeral Procession will start at 2pm on Aug 26, and will pass landmarks such as City Hall, Fullerton Hotel and NTUC Centre en route to the University Cultural Centre.
Hundreds of people spent a chilly night in hastily assembled tents with the risk of aftershocks making it too risky for them to return home. Scores of buildings were reduced to dusty piles of masonry in communities close to the epicentre of the quake, which had a magnitude of between 6.0 and 6.2.
Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong, Mr Chan Chun Sing and Professor Tommy Koh are among those delivering eulogies at the funeral service for former President S R Nathan.
Regardless Of Race
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