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NATIONAL VISION

To create a society in which all Tongans enjoy higher living standards and a better quality of life through good governance, equitable and environmentally sustainable private sector -led economic growth, improved education and health standards and cultural development.

 

OUR MISSION

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OFFICE OF THE LORD PRIME MINISTER

Hon. Samuela 'Akilisi Pohiva - Prime Minister of Tonga and Minister of Foreign Affairs & Trade, Minister of Education & Training)

Dr. Palenitina Langa'oi - Chief Secretary & Secretary to Cabinet

CONTACT INFORMATION:

Address: Head Office, Prime Ministers' Office, Taufa'ahau Road, Nuku'alofa.
Postal Address: P.O Box 62, Nuku'alofa, TONGA.
Tel: (+676) 24644 | Fax: (+676) 23888.

PRIME MINISTER'S OFFICE ROLES

  • Provide leadership and direction in whole of Government policy development, facilitate implementation of Government priorities and projects.
  • Provide executive support to the Prime Minister and Cabinet to ensure the effective operation of Cabinet and clear communication of government decisions, policies, commitments and initiatives.
  • Provide advice on strategy and planning to support the Prime Minister in leadership of the Government.
  • Provide support for community engagement and development.
  • Coordinate relationship with regional and international organizations.

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  • Cabinet Decisions.
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  • Naturalization Certificates.
  • Annual Reports.
  • Records of past Local Government/Parliamentary elections.
  • Information on District/Town Officers.
  • Public holidays.
  • General enquiries.

CONTACT INFORMATION:

Address: Head Office, Prime Ministers' Office, Taufa'ahau Road, Nuku'alofa.
Postal Address: P.O Box 62, Nuku'alofa, TONGA.
Tel: (+676) 24644 | Fax: (+676) 23888.

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Lord Prime Minister's Inaugural visit to the Outer Islands

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24 January 2011  The Prime Minister, Lord Tu'ivakano first official visit to Vava'u and Ha'apai received a warm reception from the Public Servants, District and Town Officers and the general public of Vava'u and Ha'apai.

The Prime Minister was greeted by the Acting Governor of Vava'u, Lord Sevele at Vava'u and also, Lord Havea Tu'iha'angana in Ha'apai followed with a traditional 'ha'unga' and a prayer in Vava'u by Fotu and Afu and subsequently in Ha'apai by Fetu'ungingila ‘o e ‘Otufelenite and Fisi'iniu ‘o Ha'angana.

During his visit, the Prime Minister met with Public Servants, District & Town Officers and members of the general public, in his speech to both islands, he said that, " In this millennium, Tonga has reach a milestone in its political reform to a more democratic form of Government under his leadership." He expects that over the next few weeks, the priorities of the Government will be finalized and it will be transmitted through their respective Ministers and departments, as development programmes.

He pleaded with the public services to cooperate and work together within the laws of Tonga, to achieve the ultimate goals of the Government for the people of Tonga, a healthy life, peace, security and prosperity.

The Prime Minister also visited major projects in Vava'u such as the Vaipua Causeway, Headquarter of Tonga Defence Services, Pangaimotu bridge, agricultural roads and Halaevalu Wharf. In Ha'apai he visited the Foa Causeway, Pangai Foreshore, Pangai roads and Taufa'ahau Wharf.

ENDS

Issued by the: Prime Minister's Office, Nuku'alofa, 2011.

 
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