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Friday 14 December 2007

Hon. Bently Ragosomani, the Member of Parliament for Lau – Mbaelelea has passed away last night, 14th December 2007, at the National Referral Hospital after a short illness.

Hon. Ragosomani was the Minister for Culture and Tourism in the Sogavare – led Grand Coalition for Change Government since June 2006 to the time of his death.

The late Minister was elected into Parliament as an independent candidate in April 2006 general elections.

The late Hon. Ragosomani, who was from Kwailabesi Village in Malaita, was born on the 24th of July 1959 at Tau Village on Guadalcanal.

He is survived by his wife and four children.