Grand chief’s casket arrives

The casket of late Grand Chief Sir Michael Thomas Somare arrived at the Sir Hubert Murray stadium at 2pm.

The packed stadium went silent as the hearse proceeded into the stadium. 

The youngest of the Grand Chief’s children, Dulciana Somare-Brash will share the eulogy on behalf of the Somare family.

Close friends to Sir Michael, Sir Dadi Toka and Sir Peter Barter, will also share their tributes.

Jemimah Sukbat