Princess Angelica Lātūfuipeka attends Canberra reception

    Princess Angelika Lātūfuipeka Tuku’aho attended a reception held by Australian Foreign Minister, the Hon. Julie Bishop MP, for the women Ambassador in Canberra on October 22.

    The event was an opportunity for the ambassadors to meet and dialogue with female Members of the Australian Parliament and Senate on issues of importance, particularly the empowerment of women. Also attending was the speaker of the House of Representatives, the Hon Bronwyn Bishop MP.

    There are 14 female Ambassadors accredited in Canberra, out of a total of 103 Ambassadors.

    Hon Julie Bishop and the Princess
    Hon Julie Bishop and the Princess

    “Women empowerment and gender balancing concerns are pressing issues the Princess has advocated for since she took up the ambassadorial role in August 2012.

    “Australia is the largest bilateral grant donor to Tonga with an aid budget of AUD$30.3 million for 2014/2015.

    “Australia works closely with the Government of Tonga to deliver on the strategic objectives of the Partnership for Development. The Partnership is a joint Tonga–Australia agreement to reduce poverty, promote economic opportunities and improve the lives of the people of Tonga”.

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    1. Ne meʻa ʻa e Taʻahine Pilinisesi ko Angelika Lātūfuipeka Tukuʻaho ʻi ha talitali ne fakahoko ʻe he Minisitā ki Muli ʻa ʻAositelēliá Julie Bishop ʻi Kenipela he ʻahó ni.

      Ko hono fakaafeʻi ʻeni ʻe Bishop ʻa e kau fefine ʻamipasitoa muli kotoa ʻi ʻAositelēlia ki he ouaú ni ko ha faingamālie ke nau talanoa ai mo e kau mēmipa Fale Alea fefine ʻo ʻAositelēlia pehē ki he Sēnaté ʻi he ngaahi kaveinga ki hono fakalotoa e kakai fefine.

      Ko e kaveinga foki ʻeni ʻoku poupouʻi lahi ʻe he pilinisesí.

      Oku feʻunga mo e paʻanga ʻAositelēlia ʻe 30 miliona ʻa e tokoni ʻa e fonuá ni ki Tonga he taʻu fakapaʻanga ko ʻeni 2014/2015.

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