NUKU'ALOFA (RADIO & TV TONGA) - The latest ministerial reshuffle in Tonga came into effect on Tuesday.
The reshuffled ministers include Lisiate 'Aloveita 'Akolo, who takes over the Finance & National Planning portfolio, Sunia Manu Fili who becomes the new Minister for Police, Prisons & Fire Services, while Sosefo Fe'aomoeata Vakata is the Minister for Revenue Services.
The Minister of Agriculture, Fo¡rests, Fishery and Food, Lord Vaea, takes on the Training, Employment, Youth and Sports portfolio.
The reshuffle is part of government's restructure in an effort to transform the public service into a more efficient, cost effective and responsive organisation.
This also includes the needed mindset change to bring about a more productive and performing public service.