Source:Tonga Ministry of Information and Communications (Nuku'alofa)
Posted: Saturday, June 13, 2015
Tonga's Prime Minister's Office has issued a communiqué that the Tongan Cabinet had declared Tuesday, July 7, 2015, as another one-off official non-working public holiday in Tonga to mark the coronation of King Tupou VI.
As per the aforementioned announcement, "Tuesday the 7th of July 2015 is declared a National Public Holiday. This special decision is a one-off, and it is part of honoring and celebrating the majestic ceremony of the formal investiture of Tonga's reigning monarch, His Majesty King Tupou VI and Queen Nanasipau'u.".
The declaration of Tuesday, July 7, 2015, as another one-off official non-working public holiday in Tonga to mark the coronation of King Tupou VI, is in addition to Tonga's Ministry of Information and Communications communiqué announcing the official list of non-working public holidays in Tonga for the calendar year 2015, announced late last year (2014-12-20), and with the terms of the "Public Holidays (Amendment) Act 2010" (Act No. 10 of 2010) which amended the public holidays legislation of Tonga (2010-05-19 and 2010-04-08).
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