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Finance & National Planning

The Ministry of finance and National Planning is the central institution within the economic and financial landscape of the Kingdom. For this reason the Ministry has a constant obligation to carefully consider the economic and financial needs of the country and provide Government with sound advice after considering all possible alternatives within the common confines of a limited resourced environment.  The ministry is guided by its vision, mission and values.

Vision

To improve the livelihood of the people of Tonga by developing sound fiscal and macroeconomic policies.

MISSION

To provide professional financial, economic, and national planning advice to Government and key stakeholders on efficient and effective utilization of resources.

ORGANIZATIONAL STRUCTURE:

Hon. Dr. 'Aisake Valu Eke - Minister for finance and National Planning

Mr. Tatafu Moeaki - Chief Executive Officer for finance and National Palnning

FUNCTIONS:

Listed are some of the services provided by the Ministry:

  • Salary: The ministry prepares and distributes government salary payments, as well as related employee and employer contributions to the retirement fund Board on a fortnightly basis.  The ministry ensures that salary payments are not only timely but complies with related established government policies and procedures regarding salary payments of any kind.
  • Payment: The ministry also processes all payments for government spending.  For more information on this, please refer to our Payment page for more comprehensive explanation on how government expenditure is processed and paid out.
  • Procurement: There is a Central Procurement Office within the ministry.  All major purchases or hiring of consultants by government are required to go through the Procurement Office to ensure that they meet the requirements.  world bank is currently funding a Public Procurement Reform Project for finalizing the Procurement Bill, Regulations, Manual and Standard Documents which have been drafted.

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CONTACT INFORMATION:

For more information, please contact:

  • Postal Address: P.O. Box 87, Nuku'alofa, Tonga
  • Email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it
  • phone (676) 23 066 Fax: (676) 24 040
  • Website: www.finance.gov.to
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