GOVERNMENT OF TONGA

MEDIA RELEASE

(09 August, 2016)

“Courtesy Call to Hon. Prime Minister ‘Akilisi Pohiva by Ambassador of the Republic of Singapore to the Pacific Islands Forum”

The Hon. Prime Minister of Tonga welcomed a courtesy call from the Ambassador of the Republic of Singapore to the Pacific Islands Forum, Mr. Verghese Matthews at the Prime Minister’s Office on the morning of the 8th of August, 2016.

Ambassador Matthews who acts as special envoy to the Prime Minister of the Republic of Singapore is in Tonga to seek Tonga’s support for Singapore’s candidature to the Council of the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO), in Part II, for the term 2017-2019.

Ambassador Matthews has visited Tonga once before to attend the coronation of His Late Majesty King George v in 2015.

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