Scoop World, 16th October 2018

Tonga - Today on Vuna Wharf in the Tongan capital of Nukualofa, the Honourable Prime Minister of Tonga Samiuela ‘Akilisi Pohiva officially commissioned a new Pacific Sea Level and Geodetic Monitoring station, which will provide high quality sea level, climate, and positioning information to support better coastal planning and preparedness.

“Resilience in the face of a changing climate is a consistent theme and a declared priority for all Pacific Islands nations,” said the Honourable Prime Minister. “This station is a concrete example of Tonga’s commitment to Pacific Resilience. I am confident that the data it captures will help the Tongan people be better prepared the future.”

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