Hon. Prime Minister Samiuela ‘Akilisi Pohiva, Cabinet Ministers and Public Servants have hosted a beautiful Royal coronation luncheon at Pangai today in honour of their Majesties. The event marked the last celebration for the coronation and has dominated Social media on the internet and locals are expressing their heartfelt gratitude to not only their Majesties, but also the Hon. Prime Minister.
The King and Queen confirmed their gratefulness to the Hon. Prime Minister for the excellent organization of the Coronation since the beginning by coming down after the luncheon and meeting the Prime Minister, his Cabinet Ministers and senior publice servants. This is a rare occasion during Tongan celebrations.
Some comments captured: “Ko e ‘aho fakafiefia ‘ihe Taumafa Ho’ata ‘oe ‘aho fakafiefia faka’osi ‘oe Hilifaki Kalaunii ‘ena ‘Afifio Tupou VI & Kuini Nanasipau’u na’e fakahoko ‘ehe ‘Eiki Palemia moe Kau Ngaue Fakapule’anga ‘i Pangai, Monite 06 Siulai 2015. Na’e mahino ‘ae mokoi ‘a ‘Ene ‘Afio kihe fua fatongia poto ‘ae ‘Eiki Palemia talu mei he kamata ‘oe katoanga Hilifaki Kaluini he’ena ha’ele he ‘osi ‘ae Taumafa ‘o fe’iloaki mo e ‘Eiki Palemia, Kau Minisita moe kau Ngaue Fakapule’anga. Ko e hounga’ia ‘oku haahaamolofia ke fakahoko ‘ihe ngaahi katoanga fakatonga.
Ko e taimi faka’osi pe ‘iha ha’ele lalo pehee ni ‘a e ‘Ene ‘Afioo ‘o fe’iloaki moe kau Ngaue Fakapule’anga ‘ihe ta’u ‘e 10 kuo ‘osi he 2005 ‘i Pangi Si’i he tukungaue. Ka kuo tolonga ‘a e loa pea ‘oku ‘oatu ai ‘a e talamonu ki he’ena ‘Afifioo ke faitapuenika kinaua ‘e Sihova pe ke tu’uloa ‘ae pule ‘a Tupou ‘i Tonga.
The last time His Majesty met with the public servants was 10 years ago in 2005 at Pangai Si’i during the strike. Now the all things are at peace and we congratulate their Majesties and mei God bless them and continue to reign in Tonga for years to come”.