Deputy Secretary of State

Tonga Prime Minister thanks the United States of America

Her visit also marked the 50th anniversary of diplomatic ties between the two countries.

The first woman to hold the position and the first US senior official to visit Tonga, Deputy Secretary Sherman was received by King Tupou VI, Crown Prince Tupouto’a Ulukalala and the Prime Minister, Hu’akavameiliku on the day.

At the Reception to mark the 50th Anniversary, PM Hu’akavameiliku thanked Sherman and the Government of the United States of America for the visit and her presence in Tonga.