GOVERNMENT OF TONGA

MEDIA RELEASE

(26 July, 2016)

“Swiss Ambassador calls on Hon Prime Minister”

The Switzerland Ambassador to the Kingdom of Tonga, His Excellency, Mr. David Vogelsanger, is currently in Tonga and has met the Hon. Prime Minister and Minister for Foreign Affairs & Trade, Samuela ‘Akilisi Pohiva on Monday 25th July 2016, at the Prime Minister’s Office.

The main purpose of Ambassador Vogelsanger’s visit is to attend the ceremony of the unveiling of the Plague for the Water Tank Project by His Majesty King Tupou VI, funded by the Government of Switzerland in a joint effort with the New Zealand Government and the Government of the People’s Republic of China in Niuafo’ou on Tuesday 26th July 2016.

Ambassador Vogelsanger is based in Wellington, New Zealand and will depart Tonga on Friday 29th of July 2016.

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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 Website: www.pmo.gov.to  

 

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