I join a great many of my countrymen in offering thanks to our Grand Cheif Sir Michael Thomas Somare for his long lasting support of our country Papua New Guinea.
On September 16, 1975 Sir Michael Somare and our other founding fathers set the establishments for a youthful country, permitting Papua New Guinea to have its spot among the worldwide, liberated from imperialism and making ready for our gladly free and beautiful country.
Without this Great Grand Chief and the other founding fathers, we couldn't have ever accomplished the advancement we appreciate today.
Great Grand Chief Sir MichaelThomas and the other founding fathers explored our way forward figuring out how to respect our practices and customs at the same time empowering we all to have a superior and present day lifestyle.
Today, we have a Nation with a developing instructed populace with quickly creating urban areas and municipalities offering truly necessary types of assistance, all in light of Great Grand Chief Sir MichaelThomas Somare and also our other founding fathers of this beautiful nation.
Our beautiful country Papua New Guinea is a nation of extraordinary variety in clans, dialects and societies set in a rough territory but because of Great Grand Chief Sir MichaelThomas Somare and our other founding fathers, we have joined into a Nation. It was generally a direct result of Great Grand Chief Sir MichaelThomas Somare's authority and vision that we calmly acquired autonomy.
We will always remember him as the Great Founding Father of our country. We are always obliged to Great Grand Chief Sir MichaelThomas Somare and the other founding fathers of this nation for their responsibility and penance for the prosperity of this nation.
Great Grand Chief Sir Michael Thomas Somare carried on with his life committed to his family and country. I offer my greatest appreciation to the Great Grand Chief Sir Michael Thomas Somaref for his endless support for my country and its people.
Furthermore, I stretch out my sympathies to his beautiful, loving soul mate and his better half Lady Veronica, children Sana, Bertha, Arthur, Dulciana and Michael Jnr and their families during this time of mourning.
Farewell Grand chief of thousand tribes, father of nation, I salute and thank you from the bottom of my heart with utmost respect.
Long live Sir Michael Thomas Somare, in this life and the next.