CEO ‘Asipeli Palaki’s coffin arrives home

The body of the CEO of Ministry of Land and Natural Resources, ‘Asipeli Palaki, has arrived in Tonga from Fiji, where he died after seeking medical treatment.

Hundreds of people were at the airport to see the arrival of the plane carrying his coffin.

His casket was covered with the Tongan flag and it was welcomed by many government officials and civil servants.

His death has been widely shared on social media.

He has been described by many as “tangata fakalongolongo mo angalelei lahi” (translated: quiet and man with good conduct).


Tongan government CEO dies in Fiji

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