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Governor-Gen saddened by death of King of Tonga

Published: Wed 13 Sep 2006 11:14 AM
Governor-General saddened by death of King of Tonga
12-Sep-2006
The Governor-General The Honourable Anand Satyanand said today he was saddened by the passing of the King of Tonga.
“I am deeply saddened by the death of King Taufa'ahau Tupou, and my heartfelt condolences and sympathy go out to his immediate family and the people of Tonga.”
The Governor-General and his wife Susan Satyanand will be leaving for Tonga on Tuesday, 19 September, to attend the King’s funeral.
The flags at Government House will be half-masted on the day of the funeral.
ENDS

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