GOVERNMENT OF TONGA

MEDIA RELEASE

(2 September 2015)

“Prime Minister attends PIDF meeting in Fiji”

 

The Prime Minister will lead Tonga’s delegation to the 3rd Pacific Islands Development Forum (PIDF) Leaders’ Summit which will be held in Suva, Fiji from the 1st – 4th September 2015.

The theme for the Summit is “Building Climate Resilient Green Blue Pacific Economies”.

Climate Change will be the main issue that will be discussed at the summit as well as the appointment of the first Permanent Secretary General for PIDF, launching of the first Regional Development Fund under the PIDF.  They will also discuss the promulgation of the PIDF Charter by the People of the Pacific that will formally establish the PIDF as an International Organization.

The Prime Minister will be accompanied by the Chief Secretary & Secretary to Cabinet (CSSC), Dr Palenitina Langa’oi,  CEO for MEIDECC, Paula Ma’u and Deputy Secretary ‘Eti Teumohenga from the Prime Minister’s Office.

 

 

ENDS

 

Issued by the: The Prime Minister’s Office, P.O. Box 62, Nuku’alofa, Tonga. Tel: (676) 24 644     Fax:  (676) 23 888; For media enquiries- Email: pressoffice@pmo.gov.to  

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