Created: 18 March 2019
The Legislative Assembly of Tonga today joined the rest of the world in conveying their sincere sympathy to New Zealand for the terror attack in Christchurch at the weekend that claimed 50 lives.
This morning on behalf of Parliament, the Acting Speaker Lord Tu'ilakepa conveyed his deepest condolences to New Zealand for the tragedy in Christchurch.
"We hope and pray that God's peace be upon New Zealand during this difficult time. The tragedy has united our Pacific brothers and sisters including Tonga to mourn with New Zealand in this time of sorrow" said Lord Tu'ilakepa
The House also observed a minute of silence a mark of respect to those who died in the tragic event.