THE Hon. Minister of Finance and National Planning yesterday announced a total expenditure budget of $784.2 million for financial year 2023/24, $419.5 million is recurrent (53.5 percent) and $364.7 million development (46.5 percent).
A Budget briefing was provided yesterday for Members of Parliament before they deliberate on 23/24 National Budget today.
THE Legislative Assembly will convene for its first 2023 sitting on Monday 12th of June 2023.
FIVE candidates have registered to stand in the Tongatapu 10 constituency by-election next month.
TONGA has farewelled a former Member of Parliament - the first elected female parliamentarian to the Legislative Assembly of Tonga.