Lord Fohe sworn in as a Cabinet Minister

9 August 2022

Nuku’alofa – The Prime Minister, the Honourable Hu’akavameiliku, this morning witnessed the swearing in of Tongatapu 3 Noble Representative, Lord Fohe, as the new Minister for Agriculture, Food and Forest (MAFF).

Lord Fohe took his oath before the Hon Prime Minister and Cabinet Ministers in the Cabinet Chambers here at the St George Building in Nuku’alofa.

The Hon Prime Minister had recommended Lord Fohe’s appointment, which was approved by His Majesty King Tupou VI two weeks ago.

The 59-year-old Noble, who is the Estate holder of Puke, was sworn in as a Minister during the August 1, 2022 sitting of the Tongan Parliament.

Lord Fohe’s replaces Ha’apai 12 MP, the late Vili Manuopangai Hingano, who passed away in June this year.