13 Feb '17, 10am

Govt to ensure Botanic Gardens remains safe

Screengrab taken from YouTube showing workers clearing the massive tree after it fell on Saturday. National Development Minister Lawrence Wong on Sunday (12 February) said the government would not waste any effort in ensuring that the Botanic Gardens remains safe for the public, reported Channel NewsAsia . His statement came a day after a 40m-tall Tembusu tree at the Botanic Gardens fell, killing 38-year-old Indian national Radhika Angara and injuring four others, including her husband and two children. “The Botanic Gardens is our national treasure – we will spare no effort to ensure that it remains safe for all to enjoy,” he said in a Facebook post. Shocked and saddened by the accident, Wong also extended his “deepest condolences to the family of the victim; and my prayers go out to the injured for a speedy recovery”. He shared that the gardens will remain open even as th...

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