Nuku’alofa – August 22, 2019: 1.40pm (Nuku’alofa Times): Prime Minister ‘Akilisi Pōhiva says he is well and will continue to lead Tonga in the top position.
He made the comments during a media conference at his office at the St George Palace Building in Nuku’alofa on Tuesday.
This followed questions from the media, following concerns raised that he was not well.
“I am well and fit to continue to lead. I am grateful that I have been given the strength to continue,” he said.
He has just returned from the Forum Leaders’ meeting in Tuvalu.
PM Pohiva says he will continue to take things one at a time.
He has been sick lately and had been referred to Auckland for medical treatment a number of times this year.