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To promote a green environment, trees were planted whenever a new building was officially opened. However, this process of adding to the greenery of Singapore was very slow.

In 1971, tree planting became a concerted national event. From then on, the first Sunday of November became Tree Planting Day. Today, Singaporeans have a Garden City to be proud of.

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Written by victorkoo

12 February, 2009 at 1:00 pm

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