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HRH Princess Latufuipeka opens TYP 2020

Radio & TV Tonga, Nuku’alofa, 16/03/2020

The Patron of the youth of Tonga- HRH Princess Latufuipeka highlighted the significance for members of Tonga Youth Parliament 2020 to take the lead and become role models for the rest of the youths in Tonga.

This was part of her address in opening of Tonga Youth Parliament 2020 this morning.

In her remarks, Her Royal Highness – Princess Latufuipeka says, Youth Parliament is a great opportunity to raise the issues face by young adults in Tonga and to discuss ways to address it.

HRH encourages members of TYP 2020 to learn as much as they can during the program so they can help with the development of their respective communities.

She adds, with the coronavirus pandemic in place, the Tonga Youth Parliament program is a great opportunity for the members to work together with the public to raise awareness about the virus and most importantly to help and promote hygienic lifestyle.

Meanwhile, the chair of the whole house committee for the TYP 2020 – Mele Fonua highlights the significance of working together for the betterment of the nation in the future.

There are 27 members of this year’s Tonga Youth Parliament.

Attending this morning’s program were the Speaker of Parliament, the Minister for Education, Health Minister and diplomatic corps.

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