‘Akilisi Pōhiva and wife receive medical treatment in Auckland 

PHOTO: The Prime Minister, Hon. ʻAkilisi Pōhiva and his wife Neomai in December 2014. Photo/Supplied

Prime Minister ‘Akilisi Pōhiva and his wife Neomai have arrived in Auckland last Friday 17 for medical treatment, his office in Nukuʻalofa says.

Hon. Pōhiva “will undergo a routine medical check-up while he is in New Zealand, and will be returning to the country this week”, it says.

While they were in Auckland for five days Neomai will possibly undergo surgery, his office says.

“Mrs. Pōhiva has been ill and bed-ridden for some time, even during the political campaign that saw her husband voted in as a Member of Parliament last year, and later the Prime Minister of Tonga”.

The Prime Minister was expected to return to work on April 27.

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