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Two co-operative societies opened in ‘Eua

Radio & TV Tonga, Nuku’alofa, 29/05/2019

The Minister of Trade and Economic Development yesterday opened 2 co-operative societies in ‘Eua. 1 in Kolomaile and the other in Sapa’ata.

The co-operative society is the government’s initiative – to assist the locals by establishing a community store where they employ local people and the interests collected from selling of the products will benefit the people of the town.

Speaking during the program, Hon. Dr. Tu’i Uata said, the government has done their part, it is now handed to the locals to manage and operate it.

He urges the locals to work together – and to ensure that no one is left behind.

Tupou’ata of Kolomaile ‘Eua on behalf of the locals thanked the Hon. Minister and his Ministry for the kind assistance and said, they will do their utmost to ensure that the government’s goal is achieved

To date there are about 13 co-operative societies here in Tonga.

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