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A District and Town Officers Amendment Bill 2023 tabled in Parliament today has been referred for further consideration in the Legislation Standing Committee.

Pohiva with Speaker and PM

(Late Hon. PM - Dr. Pohiva Tu'i'onetoa (middle), Lord Speaker Fakafanua (left) & Hon. Prime Minister Hu'akavameiliku.

A one minute of silence was observed in Parliament today in respect to the sudden passing of the former Prime Minister and Tongatapu 10 constituency MP, late Hon. Dr. Pohiva Tu’i’onetoa who passed away on March 18 in the United States.

THE CPA Secretary General, Stephen Twigg today reminded legislators participating in the CPA post-election seminar in Nuku’alofa on the importance of MPs engagement with their constituents.

His comments came when the three-day seminar concludes today.

The Commonwealth Parliamentary Association Secretary General, Stephen Twigg, visited Tonga High School and Ocean of Light International School this morning.

THE Legislative Assembly in collaboration with the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association (CPA) is hosting a three-day post-election seminar which gets underway in Nuku’alofa bringing legislators from the Parliaments of Australia, New Zealand, Fiji, Tuvalu and Tonga for capacity building, institutional strengthening and professional development.

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