Kingdom of Tonga establish diplomatic relations with Latvia

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Nuku’alofa, Tonga – Pursuant to His Majesty’s decision in Council to establish diplomatic relations between the Kingdom of Tonga and the Republic of Latvia in February 2020, the official ceremony was delayed owing to COVID-19 restrictions until today where the two countries formally established diplomatic relations through the signing of the Joint Communiqué on Wednesday, 28th October 2020, at the Permanent Mission of the Republic of Latvia to the United Nations in New York.

The Joint Communiqué was co-signed by H.E. Mr. Viliami Vaʻinga Tōnē, Ambassador and Permanent Representative of the Kingdom of Tonga to the United Nations, on behalf of the Kingdom of Tonga, and H.E. Mr. Andrejs Pildegovičs, Ambassador and Permanent Representative of the Republic of Latvia to the United Nations, on behalf of the Republic of Latvia.

The Joint Communiqué was co-signed by H.E. Mr. Viliami Vaʻinga Tōnē, Ambassador and Permanent Representative of the Kingdom of Tonga to the United Nations, on behalf of the Kingdom of Tonga, and H.E. Mr. Andrejs Pildegovičs, Ambassador and Permanent Representative of the Republic of Latvia to the United Nations, on behalf of the Republic of Latvia.

In view of closer collaboration in areas of sustainable development conducive to the economies of both countries, specifically that of the Kingdom of Tonga, the Republic of Latvia is committed to positive engagements in areas of agriculture and forestry, environmental conservation and protection and e-governance.

The Ambassador and Permanent Representative of the Kingdom of Tonga to the United Nations conveyed his gratitude for conducting the signing ceremony and he is looking forward to a productive and fruitful engagement in years to come.

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