15 Nov 2017

Tonga's Civil Society says public is fully engaged in election

From , 6:04 am on 15 November 2017

The head of the Civil Society Forum in Tonga is excited about the prospects of Thursday's election.

The vote comes a year eary after August's dissolution of parliament by the King.

But the CSF's Siale 'Ilolahia told Koro Vaka'uta voters have been much more engaged than past elections, despite the truncated build-up.

'Emeline Siale 'Ilolahia

Executive Director of the Civil Society Forum of Tonga, 'Emeline Siale 'Ilolahia. Photo: RNZ/Koro Vaka'uta