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Secretary of Foreign Affairs was suspended not sacked

Radio & TV Tonga, Nuku’alofa, 25/11/2019

The Chairman of the Public Service Commission Simione Sefanaia confirmed to Radio and Television Tonga News that Mahe’uli’uli Tupouniua is currently suspended as investigation continues and not sacked from Secretary for Foreign affairs as reported.

This was after Radio and Television Tonga News was told by a reliable source from the government – that Mahe’uli’uli Tupouniua’s four-year contract has been terminated.

Radio and Television Tonga News spoke to the Chief Secretary and Secretary to Cabinet Edgar Cocker who’s currently the acting Secretary for Foreign Affairs says many work required to be done but it was not fulfilled.

While Tupouniua is currently suspended, investigations continue.

 

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