Caretaker PM Of Tonga Denies Ministers' Sacking

Kaniva News service had reported that Pohiva had sacked his deputy prime minister, Siaosi Sovaleni, and the finance minister, Tevita Lavemaau

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (Radio New Zealand International, September 04, 2017) – The caretaker Prime Minister of Tonga, 'Akilisi Pohiva, says reports he has sacked two of his ministers are not true.

Mr Pohiva is in Apia for the Pacific Islands Forum leaders' summit.

The Kaniva News service has reported that Mr Pohiva had sacked his deputy prime minister, Siaosi Sovaleni, and the finance minister, Tevita Lavemaau.

But Mr Pohiva who has today become the chair of the sub-regional body, the Polynesian Leaders Group, said there was no truth to the Kaniva report.

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