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VOEA Neiafu travels to Fiji to bring Chinese medical aid

Radio & TV Tonga, Nuku’alofa, 09/06/2020

HMAF Patrol Boat – the VOEA Neiafu is currently in Fiji to bring in the medical supplies from China.

Commander Taniela Tuita from HMAF says, the VOEA Neiafu departed for Fiji on Saturday after approval from the Cabinet and the Minister of MEIDECC.

The shipment includes 3 tonnes of medical supplies including PPE’s and other equipment for the front liners in preparation for COVID-19.

Also included in the VOEA Neiafu’s shipment is the body of a Tongan person who died while in Fiji.

The VOEA Neiafu is expected to arrive in Tonga tomorrow.

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