At the PITA 20th AGM, at its members AGM session on 28 April 2016, the members applauded in welcome for Mr. Sione Veikoso, from Tonga Communication Corporation as the new PITA President, succeeding Mr. Ivan Fong who has now retired from this position.
Mr Fong in his outgoing speech said, "he has been very glad to be of service to the PITA aims and membership, having joined the PITA Executive Committee since 2004, and as President for the past two terms since 2010. In welcoming the new President, he asked that members join him in providing the full support that Mr veikoso will need to take PITA to continue its tracks and to new heights".
Mr Veikoso thanked Mr Fong and also to the members in having confidence in him as he will do outmost best to fulfil.
He also thanked his Management team at Tonga Communication Corporation (TCC) in supporting his nomination and the extra role he will undertake as PITA President.
For information, the PITA Executive Committee comprises of a PITA President, a Vice President and two Executive members, elected at the respective AGMs for a 3 year term. These elected Executive Committee Members continue to be employed full time at their own organization whilst serving in the PITA roles.
...end (by PITA Manager)