In an interview with TNEWS FOCUS Prime Minister ‘Akilisi Pohiva clears the rumours about the feature interview with popular Magazine “Forbes”.
Tonga’s recently elected Peoples Representative Prime Minister revealed that the controversial interview was organized by former Secretary ‘Aholotu Palu and not his son as rumoured, costing the government $150,000 USD.
He also said, he didn’t know that the interview was a paid interview, even though he was told that the interview would help “advertise Tonga to millionaires from Europe”.
Watch the video to hear his answers regarding:
- Was it a hoax interview with Forbes Magazine or not?
- Who organized the interview? Former Secretary ‘Aholotu Palu or his son Po’oi Pohiva.
- What did he think of the $150,000 US spent on this interview?