COFFIN OF THE LATE FORMER FIJIAN PRESIDENT RATU SIR KAMISESE MARA ARRIVES FOR STATE FUNERAL IN SUVA.
The coffin of the late former President of Fiji Ratu Sir Kamisese Kapaiwai Tuimacilai Mara is carried by members of the military as it arrives for the state funeral from the Government House in Suva April 30, 2004. Mara, who was prime minister for 22 years and later became Fiji's president, died aged 83 on April 19. After laying in-state at Government House for the past two days, Mara was given a state funeral on Friday, after which he will be taken by boat to Lakemba where he will be buried on May 3. REUTERS/David Gray DG/FA