27 Feb 2016

Tonga becomes ILO member

10:54 am on 27 February 2016

Tonga has become the 187th member of the International Labour Organisation.

The ILO says a letter was received from the Minister for Labour and Commerce, stating, the country formally accepted the obligations of the organisation's constitution.

Tonga is the eighth Pacific island nation to join the ILO in the past 15 years.