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Tuituivao group celebrates elderly on International Day of Older Persons

Radio & TV Tonga, Nuku’alofa, 01/10/2019

The Tuituivao group today marked the international day of older persons in Tonga with a special program for the elderly held at Patangata.

The group visited and presented gifts to 10 elderlies they chose from a survey of the area, to highlight the significance of this special day and to show appreciation for the elderly in the community.

Meleane Fonua the secretary of the group says they hope that with this program they are able to share kindness with the elderly and remind them of how important they are to the country.

Tonga is joining several countries around the world marking this important day – International Day of Older Persons which is marked annually on October 1st.

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