PM Pohiva undergoes medical check up in Auckland

Tonga’s Prime Minister ‘Akilisi Pohiva was in Auckland Monday 9 for a routine medical check up his office said in a statement today.

“The Prime Minister’s Office hereby makes a formal announcement that the Prime Minister, Hon. Samuela ‘Akilisi Pohiva, is currently in New Zealand on routine medical check-ups”, the statement said.

It said the honourable Prime Minister, 73, was expected to attend the 2015 Commonwealth Heads of Governments Meeting in Malta and the COP21 Conference in Paris, France later this month.

The Deputy Prime Minister, Hon. Siaosi Sovaleni, was currently the Acting Prime Minister and Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade.

It was understood Finance Minister  Hon. ‘Aisake Eke was Acting Education Minister.

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