Princess of Tonga visits Church headquarters

Her Royal Highness Angelika Lātūfuipeka Lavaka Ata Tukuʻaho met with the Relief Society general presidency, Provo Mayor Michelle Kaufusi and others of the Tongan community in Utah

Her Royal Highness Angelika Lātūfuipeka Lavaka Ata Tukuʻaho, Princess of Tonga, visited the Church headquarters in Salt Lake City in November, according to the Church’s Pacific Newsroom.

While in Utah for a book signing of her first publication, the princess attended a luncheon at the Joseph Smith Memorial Building with the Relief Society general presidency: President Camille N. Johnson and her counselors, Sister J. Anette Dennis and Sister Kristin M. Yee.

The luncheon was also attended by Elder Brent H. Nielson of the Presidency of the Seventy, Michelle Kaufusi, the mayor of Provo whose husband is a native Tongan, and other members of the Tongan community in Utah. 

During her visit, the princess also toured the Family History Library. 

Her Royal Highness’s visit comes roughly a month after that of Hu’akavameiliku Siaosi Sovaleni, the prime minister of Tonga, to Salt Lake City in October. 

While in Utah, the prime minister attended a session of general conference and met with two Apostles — Elder Gary E. Stevenson and Elder Ulisses Soares — and Church education leaders as well as toured the Family History Library.

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