Opening of Parliament set for 28 May 2015


(4 May 2015)
Tonga’s Legislative Assembly will be officially opened on May 28 2015.

Meanwhile the current session will be officially closed on Thursday 21 May 2015 in a Soft Closing ceremony in Nuku’alofa by a commission of three nobles, in which one of the nobles will deliver the closing speech on behalf of His Majesty King Tupou VI.

The names of the nobles are yet to be confirmed by the Palace Office.

His Majesty approves the date for the State Opening of the Legislative Assembly through a proposal from the Prime Minister and Lord Speaker.