11 Jul 2006

Royal funeral in Tonga set for Friday next week

3:59 pm on 11 July 2006

The funerals of the late Tongan Prince Tu'ipelehake and the late Princess Kaimana will be held in Tonga on Friday of next week.

This was announced by the Chief Secretary to Cabinet, 'Eseta Fusitu'a.

According to the website Matangi Tonga, Mrs Fusitua says the logistics for the funeral are still being worked on.

The Prince, his wife and their driver were killed in a motor accident in the US last week.