IOC President vistis Hon. Prime Minister

6 May 2022

The Prime Minister, Hon Hu’akavameiliku, received the President of the International Olympic Committee, Mr Thomas Bach, here at the Cabinet Room in Nuku’alofa on Thursday, May 5.

Mr Bach is on a visit to the Oceania region and flew into Tonga from Suva, Fiji with his contingent on Thursday morning.

The Ministry of Health had allowed for the visit, following the current COVID-19 restrictions guideline and Health legislation.

Mr Bach and his team visited the Hon Hu’akavameiliku and presented one of only 300 special Olympic Games medal to the Prime Minister, in recognition of Tonga’s support of the IOC movement.

The Hon Hu’akavameiliku also reciprocated with a gift presented to Mr Bach.