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Tonga To Host 2019 Pacific Games

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Two members from the Tonga 2019 Pacific Games visited the country to see preparations for the 2015 Pacific Games.

Chairman Lord Fred Sevele and Secretary General for the Tonga Olympics Committee,Taumoepeau, met with the PNG Olympics Committee to get firsthand information on PNG’s preparations. 

Tonga will host the 2019 Pacific Games.

Visiting PNG to observe current preparations for the 2015 Pacific Games was a two-man delegation from the Tonga Olympics Committee.

Chairman Lord Fred Sevele and Secretary General for the Tonga Olympic Committee,TakitoaTaumoepeaumet with the PNG’s Olympic Committeeto get an understanding of the amount of work involved in the planning of Pacific Games facilities.

While in the country, the two representatives also met with Chief Executive Officer for the Pacific Games Organising Committee, Peter Stuart, to get a general overview of the current status and preparations in the lead up to the Pacific Games.

Both gentlemen were impressed with the amount of work put into the planning and preparationsof the 2015 Pacific Games.

CEO Peter Stewart said he was pleased to pass on what was learnt over the past two and half years to our colleagues in Tonga.  He said every Pacific Games hopes to build on the experiences of the previous Games.

The two gentlemen were accompanied by their Games Organising Committee while visiting different competition venues in and around Port Moresby.

The two Tongan representatives were surprised to see the amount of work in progress upon their visit and said they will return again soon with a bigger group of 2019 Pacific Games organisers and their government representatives to appreciate the efforts and observe the final touches and preparations before the Games begin in July 2015. 

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