Pacific Partnership 2013 renovates Tonga’s needy schools


Major renovations to Tongatapu’s most needy schools, including Afa, Lapaha, Malapo and ‘Atele Government Primary Schools were completed during the 10 days Pacific Partnership 2013 led by the Pacific Fleet of the United States Navy which concluded its mission today, June 21.

A closing ceremony was held at a newly renovated GPS ‘Atele Si’i in Ha’ateiho attended by Tonga’s Prime Minister Lord Tu’ivakano, Cabinet Ministers and members of the diplomatic corps, who were entertained by performances by young students. Traditional gifts were also presented to personnel from the 10 participating countries under the partnership.

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