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   Government of the Republic of Fiji

  Ministry of Foreign Affairs

    A Better Fiji through Excellence in Foreign Service

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Media Release

Internment of Deceased Fiji Citizen

 

26th October 2012: The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation wishes to clarify that the deceased Fiji Citizen, Adi Cavora Baleimalea Bale Tavuki from Nakini, Naitasiri, will be buried in Sydney, Australia next week, at the request of relatives.

Arrangements are being made to facilitate the travel of the mother of the deceased to attend the funeral.

The NSW Department of Community Services will determine the future welfare of the deceased's 13-month old child, who is an Australian citizen.

For the immediate future, it has been determined that the child will remain in the care of relatives and maternal grandfather, who is also an Australian citizen resident in Sydney.

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