Friday, August 31, 2007 - 18:12
The clerk told the House that the Minister of Lands and the Minister for Foreign Affairs and Defence were away overseas. The Governor of Ha'apai and Noble Tu'ipelehake had asked for a day off. Noble Tu'ilakepa and Sunia Fili were away to the APPU meeting in Palau, and those who did not no answer when he called out their names, were probably coming late. They were the Prime Minister, the Minister of Works, the Minister for Tourism, the Minister for Transport and Civil Aviation, a Noble's Representative, Lasike, and People's Representatives Clive Edwards, and 'Uliti Uata.