After a messy debate over a tangled web of confusion surrounding a Motion for Vote of No Confidence in the Prime Minister, Tonga’s Speaker closed today’s session by calling for an urgent special meeting with some of the key members involved. “I am not happy with where we have got to with the proceedings of the House,” Lord Fakafanua said. From the House by Pesi Fonua.
The motion for a Vote of No Confidence in the Prime Minister that was scheduled to be debated in the House tomorrow, June 27, will now be deferred to Thursday, June 28, the Chief Clerk of the House, Sione Tekieki confirmed this afternoon.
Lord Tu’ivakano (58) is Tonga’s new Prime Minister Designate, after winning over 50% of a secret ballot in a Special Meeting of the Legislature to Elect a Prime Minister this morning.