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Tonga and the World Bank Group strengthen partnerships

Washington DC, U.S.A: Talks between Tonga’s Prime Minister, Lord Tu’ivakano and the World Bank Group’s Regional Vice President, Mr. Axel van Trotsenburg was held on Tuesday, October 7 in Washington DC, to acknowledge the WBG’s longstanding financial and technical support to the Kingdom.

Radiology of Vaiola Hospital

Government hereby invites contractor bidding for the provision of PACS/RIS at radiology of Vaiola Hospital including installation, testing and training. For more information please see attachment.

Government Cannot Afford Any Further Civil Service Pay Increase or COLA

The Ministry of Finance and National Planning today underlined the importance for the civil service and the public to understand that Government, operating under tight fiscal constraints cannot afford any further pay increase or COLA within the approved 2014/15 budget estimate.

Government Grants Electricity Lifeline Targeting Low Income Households

Government has approved for the Ministry of Finance and National Planning to work with Tonga Power Limited to put in place an “electricity tariff lifeline” effective from 1st January 2015 in order to expedite its priority commitments to reduce the cost of electricity to the public. This particular initiative to be funded by Government from its 2014/15 budget is amongst other...

National Climate Change Coordinator and Climate Change Project Officer

Applications are hereby invited to apply for the posts of National Climate Change Coordinator and Climate Change Project Officer for the Tonga’s Third National Communication (TNC) Project under the Ministry of Environment, Energy, Climate Change, Disaster Management, Meteorology, Information and Communications (MEECCDMMIC).  Check out the attachment file for the Job Description.

Low Cost Credit Now Available to the Private Sector

The Tongan Government concluded on Friday 22 August 2014 with the Tonga Development Bank (TDB) the Implementation Agreement for the management of lower cost credit Government funds towards priority sectors. The Agreement details the implementation arrangementfor the managed funds up to a total 13 million Pa’anga that will be on-lend at lower cost of 1 percent and 4 percent to the...

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