According to the newspaper, Matangi Tonga Online, the late King Siaosi Tāufaʻāhau Manumataongo Tukuʻaho (George) Tupou V of Tonga arrived at Fua’amotu Airport early this afternoon. Soon, the late king arrived at “…Royal Palace in Nuku’alofa where he will Lie in State on a night of royal vigil.”
The late King Siaosi Tāufaʻāhau Manumataongo Tukuʻaho (George) Tupou V’s state funeral will take place tomorrow March 27, 2012. His final resting place will be at the Royal Tombs Mala’ekula.
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Source: Matangi Tonga Online