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Government Partial Funding of School Rebuilding

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11th May 2018 The World Bank has undertaken to provide financial assistance for the second phase of the reconstruction as a result of Cyclone Gita. However that assistance is not likely to be received until later in the year and because of that, Cabinet has made the following decisions –

  1. That the Government will fund part of the material for the rebuilding of schools affected by Cyclone Gita;

 

  1. That all building material that are to be imported for the above purpose be exempted from import duty;

 

  1. That the Government provide the relevant technical assistance to ensure compliance with the Building Code.


An update on the above work will be provided in due course.

 

ENDS-

Issued by the: The Prime Minister's Office, P.O. Box 62, Nuku'alofa, Tonga. Tel: (676) 24 644     Fax: (676) 23 888; For media enquiries- Email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it Website: www.pmo.gov.to

 

 

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