The former president of Fiji's National Federation Party, Raman Pratap Singh, has died.
Mr Singh, who was 69, led the party from 2005 to 2014.
The party's leader, Biman Prasad, said Mr Singh was a pillar of strength as he led the party through the difficult aftermath of the 2006 coup.
In a statement, the party said Mr Singh was also a champion of democracy, good governance, accountability and transparency.
He will be cremated after a ceremony in Nakasi.