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Monday 26 September 2022

New York, USA
The Kingdom of Tonga has formally established diplomatic relations with the Republic of Marshall Islands with the signing of a Joint Communiqué in New York by Tongan Prime Minister Hon Hu’akavameiliku, and President of the Republic of the Marshall Islands, H.E. David Kabua, last week.
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Wednesday 21 September 2022

New York, USA
The Kingdom of Tonga has formally established diplomatic relations with the Kingdom of Bahrain, with the signing of a Joint Communiqué in New York on 19 September 2022 in New York.
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Saturday 10 September 2022

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga’s Crown Prince Tupouto’a ‘Ulukalala signed a condolence book in Nuku’alofa, on 9 September, following the passing of Queen Elizabeth II, in the United Kingdom yesterday.
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Thursday 8 September 2022

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tongan Prime Minister, Hon Hu’akavameiliku, will meet U.S. President Joe Biden, in a Pacific Leaders Meeting in Washington D.C later in September 28-29. He was scheduled to leave Tonga today for Honolulu.
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Friday 2 September 2022

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The printing of Tongan passports is now available at the Consulate of the Kingdom of Tonga in Auckland. Around 85,000 people of Tongan descent are living in New Zealand.
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Friday 19 August 2022

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A new investment of NZ$8 million from New Zealand’s finance commitment was committed to Tonga’s Climate Change Fund. “We anticipate it could include initiatives such as projects to strengthen the resilience of public infrastructure, enhance coastal protections, reduce reliance on fossil fuels for energy and transport, and develop sustainable agriculture and protection for biodiversity,” Hon. Nanaia Mahuta said today.
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Wednesday 17 August 2022

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
New Zealand Foreign Affairs Minister, Hon. Nanaia Mahuta will arrive in Tonga, tomorrow 18 August, on her first official visit. She said she will provide an update on New Zealand's climate finance strategy in Nuku’alofa on Friday.
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Friday 5 August 2022
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Nuku'alofa, Tonga
After flying into Tonga today, United States Deputy Secretary of State, Wendy R. Sherman, said the United States is looking forward to a new phase in its relationship.
 She is on Pacific trip aimed to reaffirm the United States’ commitment to the region.
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Thursday 4 August 2022

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
U.S. Deputy Secretary of State, HE Wendy R. Sherman will arrive in Tonga on Friday, 5 August, during a Pacific trip to reflect the United States' commitment to the region. She is expected to meet King Tupou VI in Nuku'alofa.
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Thursday 4 August 2022

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The Prime Minister Hon. Hu’akavameilku and Japan’s Defense Minister Kishi held a video teleconference on 29 July, and discussed various issues including enhancing bilateral defence cooperation and exchange.
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Monday 11 July 2022

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Prime Minister Hon. Hu’akavameiliku has extended his condolences following the death of Japan's former Prime Minister, Mr. Shinzo Abe (67) on Friday in Japan. A condolence book for Mr Abe was opened at the Embassy of Japan in Nuku'alofa today.
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Wednesday 29 June 2022

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The New Zealand High Commissioner to Tonga, H.E Matt Howell presented his credentials to King Tupou VI on 28 June, at the Royal Palace in Nuku’alofa.
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Friday 17 June 2022

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Saudi Arabia's Minister of Tourism, Mr. Ahmed Aqeel AlKhateeb visited Tonga for a few hours on 15 June and met with Prime Hon. Hu’akavameiliku and Cabinet minister in Nuku'alofa. The two countries formally established diplomatic relations on 14 December, 2020.
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Friday 3 June 2022

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Australia's new Foreign Minister Senator Hon. Penny Wong reaffirmed the new Australian Government's commitment to Tonga and the Pacific in Nuku'alofa this afternoon, 3 June.
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Friday 3 June 2022
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Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Australia's new Foreign Minister Senator Hon. Penny Wong flew into Tonga today for a few hours of high level meetings. HM King Tupou VI welcomed the minister at the Royal Palace in Nuku’alofa, before the delegation went on to meet with Tonga government officials.
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Tuesday 31 May 2022

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
HM King Tupou VI welcomed China's State Councilor and Foreign Minister HE Mr Wang Yi and delegation this afternoon at the Royal Palace in Nuku’alofa. The Minister had a 45 minute audience with the king, and posed for photos in the grounds, while having a friendly conversation.
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Monday 30 May 2022
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Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Visiting Tonga tomorrow, 31 May and 1 June, Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Mr Wang Yi will sign cooperation documents on disaster prevention and mitigation, people's livelihoods and other matters, the Chinese Embassy in Tonga announced today.
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Friday 18 March 2022

London, United Kingdom
Heads of Diplomatic Missions from all Commonwealth countries, including Tonga, joined Royal guests and representatives at Westminster Abbey to celebrate the Commonwealth Family earlier this week. This year was the first time Tonga had two flag-bearers, Laumanu Mafi, a Chevening Scholar who carried the flag of the Kingdom of Tonga, and John Kautoke, a Law graduate in London who carried the flag of the Independent State of Samoa.
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Friday 25 February 2022

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga's Deputy Prime Minister Hon. Poasi Tei and the Chinese Ambassador to Tonga HE Cao Xaolin signed handover certificates for the general contribution from the People’s Republic of China to Tonga at an official ceremony today at Vuna Wharf, Nuku'alofa.
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Monday 20 December 2021

The Hague, Netherlands
H.E. Hon. Titilupe Fanetupouvava'u Tu'ivakano joined other ambassadors to present her credentials to HM King Willem Alexander at Noordeinde Palace in The Hague, Netherlands on December 16, in the first physical audience granted by the King of the Netherlands, since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic.
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