Monday, July 10th, 2017
The Handover Ceremony of the Endoscope System was held on 21st June, 2017 at the Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Forest’s Main Office.
The Hon. Minister for Agriculture, Food, Forests and Fisheries , Hon. Semisi Tauelangi Fakahau convey his sincere gratitude to His Excellency, Mr. Yukio Numata, Ambassador Extra-ordinary & Pleni-potentiary of Japan to Tonga, the Government and the people of Japan for their continuous and generous provision of development assistance to Tonga.
The Endoscope system, worth of about 1.64 million Pa’anga to the Ministry of Health, not including the construction of the new Vaiola Hospital, which was very well equipped and is, of course, the best and most advanced hospital in the Pacific region;
These key equipment and instruments will definitely help improve the services provided by our ministries to the people of Tonga. The Hon. Minister deeply honored to accept these much needed equipment and instruments donated by the Government of Japan to:
The Hon. Minister concluded with his trust that these line ministries, civil society and the private sector will fully utilize these equipment and looking forward to maintain the good and close working relationship between the Government ministries represented with the Government of Japan.