At Central Fire Station, Tonga Fire and Emergency Services held its Last General Meeting with Acting CEO, Fire and Emergencies Commissioner Viliami Fakakonakai Tu'ihalamaka (19th December 2018) at 0900Hrs, for the calendar year 2018.
In attendance were members of the Executive Committee, TFES officers and staff members. Opening Prayer was provided by Assistant Fire Commander Sione Lavaka, with the Welcoming Speech given by Fire Commander (Operation) Seliuti Latu.
In his Key Note address, A/FEC Tu'ihalamaka stressed the importance to comply with the Government Vehicle Policy and also be aware not to be involved with or use drugs. Staff were also advised that that Government is trying to complete work on how payment will be made for overtime for those Ministries working 24Hrs including Fire and Emergency Services.
The Acting Commissioner thanked the staff of TFES for their continued loyalty to the department and the efforts expended to discharge their duties
Deputy Fire and Emergencies Commissioner (Operation) Kauvaka gave the Word of Thanks before AFC Lavaka gave the closing benediction.
Tonga Fire and Emergency Services wishes all government and private sector staff in Tonga a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year.