Prime Minister Akilisi Pōhiva first visits Vava'u

Prime Minister Samuela ‘Akilisi Pohiva made his first visit to Vava’u on March 6 2015.

The Prime Minister’s visit includes touring the development projects that are currently underway in Vava’u and he officially opened the Talihau new foreshore project.

These developments projects are not only central to the development of Vava’u but they are within the priority areas of his Government socio-economic development plan.

The traditional welcoming ceremony (ha’unga) and representation of traditional gifts were conducted at the Puataukanave Hotel to mark the Prime minister’s official visit.

Accompanying the Prime Minister will be the Minister for Public Enterprises, Hon Poasi Tei, Minister for Commerce, Tourism and Labour and Minister for Police, Prisons and Fire Services, Dr the Hon Pohiva Tu’i’onetoa, Minister for Agriculture, Food Forests and Fisheries, Hon Semisi Fakahau and the Chief Secretary and Secretary for Cabinet, Dr Palenitina Langa’oi. Already in Vava’u is the Minister for Health, Dr the Hon Saia Piukala and Minister for Infrastructure, Hon ‘Etuate Lavulavu.

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