Family members remember loved ones
11 November, 2017, 4:02 pm
Update: 4:02PM FAMILY members of those who have died in the line of duty in the armed forces gathered in numbers at Veiuto today to observe Remembrance Day.
Also present were war veterans including the President Jioji
Konrote who were joined by the Acting Prime Minister, Jone Usamate, senior
government officials, members of the disciplined forces and the diplomatic
corps in observing a minute of silence to remember those that died or served in
The minute of silence was followed by the laying of 28
wreaths in a solemn ceremony led by the head of state.
The day ended with exhibition which showcased pictures of
our servicemen and women who were deployed during WWI, WWII, Christmas Islands,
Solomon Islands and the Malayan campaign.