SEPTEMBER 16th - THE Legislative Assembly of Tonga’s session for 2021 was officially closed today with a soft closing ceremony. It also marks the end of the current parliamentary term.
Wednesday 15 September – The Legislative Assembly has approved a report, providing a full account of its work for the current parliamentary term beginning in November 2017, and ending in September 2021.
All 16 MPs who attended today’s session unanimously passed it.
The 250 paged report is the first of its kind to be tabled in Parliament’s history, which will be used by legislators as a reference document now and in the future.
It outlines significant events post November 2017 General Election, starting from the election of the Interim Speaker, return of the writ of election, election of the respective Prime Ministers as well as presiding Speaker, Deputy Speakers and Chairpersons of the Whole House Committee.