IN PHOTOS: State Funeral for Lee Kuan Yew

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IN PHOTOS: State Funeral for Lee Kuan Yew

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(UPDATED) Highlights, in photos, of the State Funeral for Singapore's former prime minister Lee Kuan Yew

SINGAPORE (2nd UPDATE) – Amid dark skies and pouring rain, Singapore bade Lee Kuan Yew farewell on Sunday, March 29. (READ: Hero’s funeral for Singapore’s Lee Kuan Yew)

Here are highlights of the state funeral, in photos. 

LINING UP. Members of the public wait in the rain for the passing of the funeral procession of late Lee Kuan Yew in Singapore, 29 March 2015. Tom White/EPA

GOODBYE, PARLIAMENT. The body of Singapore's former prime minister Lee Kuan Yew is transferred atop a gun carriage as they leave Parliament House during a funeral procession in Singapore on March 29, 2015. Mohd Fyrol/AFP

RAINY PROCESSION. The body of Singapore's former prime minister Lee Kuan Yew is transferred atop a gun carriage as they leave Parliament House during a funeral procession in Singapore on March 29, 2015. Mohd Fyrol/AFP

FINAL SALUTE. The State Funeral Procession of late former Prime Minister Lee Kuan Yew passes by the Padang in Singapore, 29 March 2015. Tom White/EPA

RAINY PROCESSION. The State Funeral Procession of late former Prime Minister Lee Kuan Yew passes by the Padang in Singapore, 29 March 2015. Tom White/EPA

AMID THE RAIN. The State Funeral Procession of late former Prime Minister Lee Kuan Yew seen from Swissotel The Stamford in Singapore, 29 March 2015. Jamie Koh/Straits Times/SPH/EPA

FOUNDING FATHER. The gun carriage bearing the coffin of Mr Lee Kuan Yew during his State Funeral Procession in Singapore, 29 March 2015. Alphonsus Chern/Straits Times/SPH/EPA

ARRIVAL AT UCC. Military pallbearers remove the coffin of the late Mr Lee Kuan Yew from its gun carriage before bringing it into the National University of Singapore University Cultural Centre for the state funeral of the country's first Prime Minister in Singapore, 29 March 2015. Wallace Woon/EPA

SOLEMN ARRIVAL. Military pallbearers carry the coffin of late Mr Lee Kuan Yew into the National University of Singapore University Cultural Centre for the state funeral of the country's first Prime Minister in Singapore, 29 March 2015. Wallace Woon/EPA

THE LEE FAMILY. Family members of late Mr Lee Kuan Yew, including his son the Prime Minister of Singapore Lee Hsien Loong (C), carry the portrait of late Mr Lee into the National University of Singapore University Cultural Centre for the state funeral of the country's first Prime Minister in Singapore, 29 March 2015. Wallace Woon/EPA

GLOBAL GUESTS. Foreign dignitaries from various countries attend Singapore late former prime minister Lee Kuan Yew's funeral service in Singapore on March 29, 2015. Pool/AFP

A WREATH FOR LEE. Singapore's Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong lays a wreath during the funeral service for Singapore's late former prime minister Lee Kuan Yew in Singapore on March 29, 2015. Roslan Rahman/AFP

MOMENT OF SILENCE. Members of the public observe a minute of silence along Upper Thomson Road for the state funeral procession of Singapore's former prime minister Lee Kuan Yew in Singapore on March 29, 2015. Mohd Fyrol/AFP

MR. LEE. A casket bearing Singapore's late former prime minister Lee Kuan Yew is seen on top the bier during his funeral service in Singapore on March 29, 2015. Roslan Rahman/AFP

SINGAPORE'S LEADER. Singapore's Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong with his wife Ho Ching bow to guests during the funeral service for Singapore's late former prime minister Lee Kuan Yew in Singapore on March 29, 2015. Roslan Rahman/AFP

DEPARTURE. Military pallbearers carry the flag draped coffin of the late Mr Lee Kuan Yew out of the National University of Singapore University Cultural Centre after the state funeral for a private cremation in Singapore, 29 March 2015. Wallace Woon/EPA

GOODBYE. Military pallbearers carry the flag draped coffin of the late Mr Lee Kuan Yew out of the National University of Singapore University Cultural Centre after the state funeral to a private cremation in Singapore, 29 March 2015. Wallace Woon/EPA

FAREWELL MARCH. Military bandsmen march out of the National University of Singapore University Cultural Centre after the state funeral of the late Mr Lee Kuan Yew in Singapore, 29 March 2015. Wallace Woon/EPA

HONORING LEE. Members of the public observe a minute silence in a shopping mall during the live televised broadcast of the State Funeral of former Prime Minister Lee Kuan Yew, in Singapore, 29 March 2015. Tom White/EPA

LEAVING NUS. Members of the public observe the State Funeral Cortege of late former Prime Minister Lee Kuan Yew as it leaves the National University of Singapore, 29 March 2015. Tom White/EPA

FINAL STRETCH. The ceremonial gun carriage bearing Singapore's late former prime minister Lee Kuan Yew passes by during his funeral procession in Singapore on March 29, 2015. Mohd Fyrol/AFP

THANK YOU, MR. LEE. A portrait of Singapore's late former prime minister Lee Kuan Yew is seen during his funeral service in Singapore on March 29, 2015. Roslan Rahman/AFP

Images courtesy Agence France-Presse and the European Pressphoto Agency. – Rappler.com

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