His Majesty King Tupou V1 last week officially appointed Tonga’s newly elected Prime Minister (PM), Hon. Pohiva Tu’i’onetoa.
Today, the Speaker of the Legislative Assembly of Tonga, Lord Fakafanua, issued invitations to all elected Representatives of the Legislative Assembly of Tonga, calling for submission of nominations of an elected Representative to the Legislative Assembly as a candidate for Prime Minister Designate.
13 September 2019
We are deeply saddened by the sudden passing of the late Hon. Samuela Ákilisi Pohiva, Prime Minister of Tonga in Auckland, New Zealand. The Legislative Assembly of Tonga wishes to express its deepest sympathies and offers heartfelt condolences to the Hon. Prime Minister’s family and his loved ones.