Prime Minister Hon. Pohiva attends 7th Pacific Islands Leaders Meeting

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SOURCE:  GOVERNMENT OF TONGA

(18 May 2015)
Prime Minister, Hon. Samuela ‘Akilisi Pohiva departed for Japan on the weekend, to attend the Seventh Pacific Islands Leaders Meeting (PALM7).

Leaders from Japan and Pacific Island Forum (PIF) Member States, including Tonga will meet in Tokyo and Iwaki City from 21-23 May, 2015 to review and work out Japan’s assistance program in relation to disaster risk management.

PIF members include leaders and representatives from Australia, Cook Islands, Fiji, Kiribati, Marshall Islands, FSM, Nauru, New Zealand, Niue, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Tonga, Tuvalu and Vanuatu.

PALM7 is co-chaired by Japan’s Prime Minister H.E. Mr. Shinzo Abe, and H.E. Mr. Tommy E. Remengesau, Jr., President of Palau.

Tonga’s Prime Minister is expected to hold bilateral talks with high-level leaders and Japanese Foreign Minister Kishida, to address the issues of direct relevance to bilateral and multilateral relations with Japan. Such issues include the environment, climate change and disaster management, human security, maritime order and resource management, trade/investment promotion for economic nation building, disaster reconstruction, and local economy promotion.

During the Prime Minister’s visit, he will also meet with members of the Tongan Community, and University Students from the Nippon Sports Science University.

Tonga’s delegation to PALM7 includes Chief Secretary and Secretary to Cabinet, Dr. Palenitina Langa’oi; Foreign Affairs Secretary, Mr. Va’inga Tone; and Director of National Emergency Management Office (NEMO), Mr. Leveni ‘Aho. The Kingdom of Tonga’s Ambassador to Japan, H.E.Ms. Tania Tupou will be Head of Mission to PALM7.

The delegation returns to Tonga on the 27May, 2015.

TONGAN VERSION:

“A’ahi ‘Eiki Palemia ki he fakataha PALM7 ‘I Siapani”
‘KUO me’a atu ‘a e ‘Eiki Palemia, Hon. Samuela ‘Akilisi Pohiva ki Siapani ke kau ki he fakataha hono fitu ‘a e kautaki ‘o e Pasifikí, PALM7.

Ko e fakataha ‘o e ta’uní ‘oku fakatefito ‘a e fakamamafa ki he ngaahi ‘isiu fekau’aki mo e fakatu’utamaki fakaenatula mo e founga ke fai ’aki hano tokangaekina mo hano pule’i.

Ko e fakatahani ‘oku fai ia ki Tokyo mo Iwaki City ‘i he ‘aho 21 – 23 Me, 2015. Ko e taumu’a ke fai hano vakai ki he ngaahi polokalama tokoni ‘a Siapani fekau’aki mo hono tokangaekina ‘o e fakatu’utamaki fakaenatula.

Ko e ngaahi fonua ‘o e Pacific Island Forum (PIF) ‘oku kau mai honau kautaki pe ko e kau fakafofonga, ‘a ia ko ‘Aositelelia, ‘Outu Motu Kuki, Fisi, Kiribati, ‘Outu Motu Masolo, Pule’anga Fakatahataha ‘o Maikolonisia (FSM), Nauru, Nu’usila, Niue, Palau, Papua Niukini, Samoa, Solomone, Tonga, Tuvalu, mo Vanuatu.

Ko e PALM7 ‘oku kaunga sea ai ‘a e Palemia ‘o Siapani, H.E. Mr. Shinzo Abe, pea mo e Palesiteni ‘o Palau, H.E. Mr. Tommy E. Remengesau Jr.
‘E fakahoko ha ngaahi alea ma’olunga mo e kau taki ‘a ia ‘e kau kiai ‘a e ‘Eiki Palemia Tonga, pehē ki he Minisitā ki Muli ‘a Siapani, Hon. Kishida, ke fai ha vakai ki he ngaahi ‘isiu fekau’aki mo e ‘atakai, feliliuaki e ‘ea, tokangaekina ‘o e fakatu’utamaki fakaenatula, malu fakaetangata, ngāue mo e pule’i ‘o e malini, pule’i ‘o e ngaahi ma’u’angaivi mo e koloa, fefakatau’aki mo e ‘inivesimeni ki he langafonua, pehē ki he langa hake hili ha fakatu’utamaki, mo hono langa hake ‘ekonomika fakalotofonua.

Lolotonga ‘a e ‘a’ahi ‘a e ‘Eiki Palemia ki Siapani, te ne ‘a’ahi ai ki he Komiuniti Tonga, pea pehē foki ki he fānauako ‘i he ‘Univesiti Sipoti ‘a Siapani (Nippon Sports Science University).

Ko e kau telekeiti ‘a Tonga ki he PALM7 ‘oku kau kiai ‘a e Sekelitali Pule mo e Sekelitali ki he Kapineti, Dr. Palenitina Langa’oi; Sekelitali ki Muli, Mr. Va’inga Tone; Talekita ‘o e NEMO (National Emergency Management Office), Mr. Leveni ‘Aho. Ko e ‘Amipasitoa Tonga ki Siapani, H.E. Ms. Tania Tupou, tene tataki ‘a e kau telekeiti ‘a Tonga.

‘E foki mai ‘a e ‘Eiki Palemia mo e telekeiti Tonga ‘i he aho 27 Me 2015.

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