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A NZ business delegation in Tonga explores investment opportunities and strengthen business links

Radio & TV Tonga, Nuku’alofa, 16/02/2017

A 35-member business delegation from New Zealand are currently in Nuku’alofa to explore opportunities for business investment and strengthen business links between New Zealand and Tonga.

The delegation includes representatives from a range of sectors including energy, construction, engineering, infrastructure, health, education and tourism.

Matua Shane Jones, New Zealand’s Ambassador for Pacific Economic Development, will accompany the delegation.

NZ’s High Commissioner to Tonga – H.E Sarah Walsh says, New Zealand investors are looking forward to seeing first-hand the unique business opportunities that Tonga has to offer.

The business mission will strengthen economic and person to person links between New Zealand and Tonga.

Meanwhile the Acting Chief Executive of the Ministry of Commerce, Consumer, Trade, Investment and Labour, Ms Kolotia Fotu says, this is a great opportunity for the Tongan government and the local business community to interact and engage in investment dialogues and possible joint ventures between New Zealand and Tongan businesses.

They will be in Nuku’alofa for 4 days.

While in Nuku’alofa, met the Deputy Prime Minister Hon Siaosi Sovaleni, attended presentations by senior government leaders, business networking events, one-to-one meetings, site visits and a business exhibition where New Zealand and Tongan businesses showcased their products and services for export.

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