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Fire & Emergency Services hold first conference for fiscal year

Radio & TV Tonga, Nuku’alofa, 07/08/2019

Tonga Fire and Emergency Services marked this morning their first commissioned officers conference for financial year 2019/2020.

This conference highlighted the theme: “Shaping our future through professionalism and discipline”.

The Minister of Police, Fire and Emergency Services – Mateni Tapueluelu officially marked the opening of the conference and reminded the commissioned officers of their core duties to the public especially in times of emergency.

The Fire and Emergency Commissioner – Viliami Tu’ihalamaka says if the officers do not carry out their jobs effectively the people will bear the brunt.

He adds the conference is an opportunity for discussions on issues and challenges that needs to be addressed and ways to improve their services to the public.

The conference will include discussions on the financial statement for the year.

21 commissioned officers from Vava’u, Ha’apai, ‘Eua and Tongatapu are participating in the conference.

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