A former Member of Solomon Islands Parliament for Central Honiara Constituency, and government minister has died.
Nelson Ne'e was reported to have died after suffering a long illness.
The late Ne'e became a Member of Parliament after being elected into office during the 2006 elections.
Before becoming a member of parliament, he held top posts at the Solomon Islands Electricity Authority.
The Solomon Star reports that Mr Ne'e was regarded as a simple leader who has been loyal to his duty.