The start of our island-wide tree planting campaign

Lee Kuan Yew Planting Tree

Prime Minister Lee Kuan Yew planting a mempat (cratoxylum formosum) tree at Holland Circus (junction of Holland Road, Farrer Road and Queensway) to mark the beginning of his tour of Ulu Pandan constituency. The ceremony also signified the beginning of an island-wide tree planting campaign. – 1963. Photo : National Archives Singapore

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