The Prime Minister, Hon. ‘Akilisi Pohiva this morning announced the final two ministerial posts in his Cabinet.
The Hon. Prime Minister, ‘Akilisi Pohiva has been appointed by the King as the Minister for Foreign Affairs while Lord Ma’afu as the Minister of His Majesty's Armed Forces.
The PM announces this after a letter of confirmation from the Lord Chamberlain’s Office.
All Cabinet Ministers have been sworn in except for the Minister of Finance and National Planning, Hon. Dr. Pohiva Tu’i’onetoa. Tu’i’onetoa is currently on medical leave.
Meanwhile the Acting Ombudsman, Linda Folaumoetu’i took oath of office this morning as well.
The Legislative Assembly of Tonga is adjourned until further notice.