“Thanksgiving Service for Tongan Public Service 2017”

(27 January, 2017) A thanksgiving service for Tonga’s Public Service was held this morning, Friday the 27th of January, 2017 to mark the beginning of a new working year. The Service started with the Chief Secretary and Secretary for Cabinet, Dr. Palenitina Langa’oi, welcoming the Hon. Prime Minister, Cabinet Minister’s and all public employees to the service. The Thanksgiving prayer was offered by the President of the Church of Tonga, Rev. Dr. Tu’ipulotu Katoanga. The Hon. Prime...More

“Speech by the Prime Minister, the Hon. Samuela ‘Akilisi Pohiva, at the Commissioning of the new Tonga Police Barracks, on Friday, 15th April, 2016”

The Minister for Police,  Hon.   Dr.  Pohiva  Tu’i’onetoa Your  Excellencies,   The Head  of  Diplomatic  Missions The  Commissioner  of  Police,  Mr. Stephen Caldwell, and  the  Tonga  Police Rev.  Viliami  Fanaika  and  Members  of  the  Clergy Ladies  and  Gentlemen It gives me great pleasure and privilege, to join you today, for the Commissioning of the new Tonga Police Barracks, and new training room. The construction of this new...More

Government of Tonga Statement, Oceania 22 Summit, Monday 11th April 2016, Noumea, New Caledonia

Delivered by The Minister for Revenue and Customs- Hon. Tevita Lavemaau Mr President, Heads of Governments, Ministers, Excellencies, Ladies and Gentlemen It is an honor to address you all- with greetings from the Prime Minister – Hon Samuela ‘Akilisi Pohiva and the Government of the Kingdom of Tonga as I convey his sincere apologies for not being able to present at this very important forum. The Government and the people of the Kingdom of Tonga wishes to convey our most sincere...More

To folofola huufi tuku to’u Fale Alea 2015/2016

‘Eiki Sea, ‘oku ou tuku ‘a e fakafeta’i ki he ‘Otua Mafimafi ‘o ke laumālie lelei pē, pea pehē ki he ‘Eiki Palēmia mo e Hou’eiki Minisitā ‘o e Kapineti, Hou’eiki Nōpelé pea mo e kau Fakafofonga ‘o e Kakai. Kuo kakato ‘a e fakataha alea ‘o e ta’u ko ‘ení, ko ia ‘oku ‘oatu ‘a e fakamālō ‘Eiki Sea koe’uhī ko e ngaahi ngāue kotoa kuo fakahoko ‘i he lolotonga ‘o e ta’ú ‘a ia ‘oku ‘i ai ‘a e ‘amanaki ‘e tokoni ki he lelei...More

Me’a ‘a e ‘Eiki Palēmia, Hon. Samuela. ‘Akilisi Pohiva, ‘i he Ouau Lotu Fakafeta’i Fakatahataha ‘a e Ngāue Fakapule’anga ki he 2016

Ko e ngaahi fakatapu’ ē, kuo kakato hono aofaki , pea ‘oku ou kole ke u hūfanga ai, kae ‘atā mu’a ke ‘oatu ha ki’i talatalaifale, ‘i he fakatu’amelie, ke ‘apa’apa ngofua ai, ‘a hono kinikini mo fakatoka - mei - ‘ulu, ‘a e tō ta’uu, pea mo hotau hala fononga, ki he 2016. ‘Oku ou tomu’a tuku ‘a e kolōliaá ki he Toka – i – Ma’anangá, ‘i he taulama hao mo e tali lotu ‘oku tau a’usia ai, ‘a e kamata‘anga ‘o e ta’u ngāue fo’oú...More

Address by the Prime Minister of Tonga: The Hon. Samuela ‘Akilisi Pohiva, at the Public Service Thanksgiving Prayer Service for 2016

May I use the complete acknowledgement of all your distinguished presence, at the beginning of this Thanksgiving Prayer Service to greet you all. We thank the Almighty God wholeheartedly for his safekeeping and answering prayers that we are all well at the beginning of this new working year. We are profoundly appreciative of the gracious legacy bestowed by our Monarch, upon this Government and the people of Tonga, together with the trust and choice of the people of the nation. We wish to...More

Inaugural address of the Prime Minister to the Civil Service

Lord Ma’afu and Cabinet colleagues, Chief Executive Officers and Heads of Departments, all civil servants of the Government of the Kingdom of Tonga. It is a great honour for me to stand before you all, by the grace of God, the Prime Minister of the Executive arm of the Kingdom of Tonga for the 2014 – 2018 Legislative Assembly term. Before proceeding any further, please allow me to acknowledge on behalf of the people of Tonga, the deep appreciation for the high regard and respect accorded...More

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