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Visit by King and Queen of Tonga



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PRIME MINISTER

FOR MEDIA . MONDAY 16 JULY 1979

VISIT BY KING AND QUEEN OF TONGA

The King and Queen of Tonga at the invitation of

the Governor-General are to make a State Visit to Australia

in October 1979.

It will be their first official visit to Australia and will'

be a significant occasion. King Taufa'ahau Tupou IV

has had a long association with Australia firstly as a

student at Newington College,Sydney and subsequently

when attending the University of Sydney where he graduated

in Arts and Law.

Consultations are to take place with the authorities

in the States to be visited regarding a program of

engagements for the visit and a further announcement will

be made when the program has been approved.

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