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Close of PM nominations

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15th December 2017 TONGAN The time allowed for receiving nominations from the Elected Representatives to the Legislative Assembly of Tonga of an Elected Representative as a Candidate for the Prime Minister Designated closed at 4:30pm today, Thursday 14th December 2017. A total of two (2) nominations were received by the Office of the Interim Speaker of the Legislative Assembly of Tonga.

The first nomination was received on Tuesday 5th December 2017, from Hon. Pohiva Tu'i'onetoa, People's Representative for Tongatapu 10. The second nomination was received on Thursday 14th December 2017 from Hon. Samiu Kuita Vaipulu, People's Representative for Vava'u 15. The details of the nominations will be revealed by the Interim Speaker of the Legislative Assembly, Lord Tangi 'o Vaonukonuka, when the Elected Representatives meet at a meeting he will convene for the election of the Prime Minister Designate.

The Interim Speaker of the Legislative Assembly will announce on Friday 15th December 2017 the date of the meeting he will convene with the Elected Representatives to the Legislative Assembly where they will elect the Prime Minister Designate, then continue on to elect the Speaker and Deputy Speaker of the Legislative Assembly of Tonga.

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Issued by the Legislative Assembly of Tonga

Last Updated ( Friday, 15 December 2017 12:45 )  

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