18 Jun 2019

Tonga suffering for lack of economic focus

From , 3:03 pm on 18 June 2019

Amid reports in Tonga of Prime Minister 'Akilisi Pohiva's declining health, questions are also being asked about the achievements, or otherwise, of his government.

At the beginning of the latest sitting of parliament, in his speech from the throne,  King Tupou VI said the government had no economic plan for the country.

Our correspondent in Tonga Kalafi Moala spoke to Don Wiseman about the state of the economy and other issues.

Tonga Prime Minister, 'Akilisi Pohiva

Tonga Prime Minister, 'Akilisi Pohiva Photo: RNZ Pacific / Koro Vaka'uta