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Bainimarama Will Attend Funeral At Verata

Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama will be at Ucunivanua Village in Verata, Tailevu on Wednesday for the funeral of the late Turaga na Ratu mai Verata, Ratu Ivereimi Ravoka. Before the
02 Jun 2015 12:02
Bainimarama Will Attend Funeral At Verata

Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama will be at Ucunivanua Village in Verata, Tailevu on Wednesday for the funeral of the late Turaga na Ratu mai Verata, Ratu Ivereimi Ravoka.

Before the funeral service, he will be presenting his traditional respects (ireguregu), together with Government officials, to the elders of the vanua o Verata.

By yesterday, the ireguregu had started at Ucunivanua Village while some had presented their ireguregu last week at the late Ratu Ravoka’s residence at Nabua in Suva.

Preparation for the chiefly burial had started at Ucunivanua Village and the late Ratu Ravoka will be laid to rest at the chiefly burial ground (sautabu).

The funeral cortege of the Ratu Mai Verata will arrive at Ucunivanua Village on Wednesday.

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