Nuku’alofa, Tonga – 20 January 2017 The Speaker of the Legislative Assembly yesterday praised the friendly parliamentary relations between Tonga and China’s National People’s Congress since the establishment of the two countries diplomatic ties in 1998.
Nuku‘alofa, Tonga – November 10, 2016 THE Asian Forum of Parliamentarians on Population and Development (AFPPD) invited the Lord Speaker, Lord Tu’ivakano to the 81st AFPPD Executive Committee Meeting held on 3 November, 2016 in Thailand.
Nuku‘alofa, Tonga – November 10, 2016 THE Asian Forum of Parliamentarians on Population and Development (AFPPD) invited Lord Fusitu’a and Hon. ‘Akosita Lavulavu to the 11th Women Ministers and Parliamentarians’ Conference held at Bangkok, Thailand from 4-5 November, 2016.
The overarching theme of this Conference was Ensuring Gender Equality and Women’s Empowering from a Life-Cycle Approach Leaving No Girls and No Women Behind.
Dr. Mika Marumoto, AFPPD Executive Director in the middle with Lord Fusitu'a and Hon. 'Akosita Lavulavu at the Conference
Nuku‘alofa, Tonga – October 4, 2016 THE Asian Forum of Parliamentarians on Population and Development (AFPPD) and New Zealand Parliamentarians Group on Population and Development (NZPPD) jointly invited the Lord Speaker, Lord Tu’ivakano and the Minister of Health, Hon. Saia Mau Piukala to the AFPPD-NZPPD Agenda 2030 Workshop for Pacific Parliaments on Prioritizing the International Conference on Population and Development (ICPD) Agenda in the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) held at Wellington, New Zealand on 28-29 September 2016.
On 20-23 September, Hon. Lord Tu’ivakano, Speaker of the Legislative Assembly of Tonga attended the 2016 Commemoration for the International Day of Peace in Yinchuan, Ningxia, China. H.E. Mr. Li Yuanchao, Vice President of the People’s Republic of China and distinguished guests from over 33 countries around the world were present for the event.