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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...

Open Job! National Programme Officer (ICS-9)

UNDP Fiji seeks to recruit a suitably qualified Tongan national for the position of National Programme Officer for Pacific Risk Resilience Programme (PRRP) to be based with the UN Joint Presence Office, Nuku’alofa, Tonga.  Check out the attachment for detail of job description.  Aplication closes on 19th September, 2014.

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 Provate 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...

New Government Investment Incentives to Support Private Sector Growth & Development

The Tongan Government is now introducing further initiatives to support the private sector including streamlining business licence schemes and tax incentives. The Investment Incentives Bulletin was launched at 12:00pm, Wednesday 6 August 2014...

FEMM 2014 Forum Economic Ministers Meeting

The Minister of Finance and National Planning, ‘Aisake Valu Eke led the Tonga delegation to the 18th meeting of the Forum Economic Ministers (FEMM) which was held in Honiara, Solomon Islands on 10th July, 2014. The Forum Economic Ministers meeting was preceded by Forum Economic Officials Meeting on 8-9 July, 2014. The same meeting was held in Nuku’alofa in July last year.

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