1 Nov 2011

Tonga gets grant from China

8:17 pm on 1 November 2011

Tonga and China have signed a co-operation agreement on continued technical and economic cooperation under which Beijing will give Tonga an eight million US dollar grant.

The deal was signed by Tonga's acting prime minister, Samiu Vaipulu, and China's ambassador to Tonga, Wang Donghua.

The grant aid is to be used for projects to be agreed upon by both governments.