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NTT’s Likamonu Hospital commissioned by King Tupou VI

Radio & TV Tonga, Nuku’alofa, 30/10/2018

His Majesty King Tupou VI officially commissioned Niuatoputapu’s – Likamonu hospital after relocation and reconstruction of the hospital following the devastation from the tsunami in 2009.

The Government Representative – Feinga ‘Iloa says the project was funded by the European Union – EU at a cost of more than 3.5 million pa’anga.

Since 2009, the people of Niuatoputapu have been using a classroom at GPS Falehau as a temporary hospital to cater for the people’s medical treatments.

Prior to the commissioning of the hospital, the people welcomed His Majesty with a prayer service at the Royal Residence in Hihifo with the traditional presentation – ha’unga led by talking chiefs. Attending the program were the Minister of Health and Government Officials.

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