New Parliamentary Speaker for Tuvalu
17/10/2003 17:18:07 |
ABC Radio Australia News
Tuvalu has a new parliamentary speaker, Otinielu Tauteleimalae Tausi.
Mr Tausi won the election nine votes to six, defeating Kamuta Latasi.
The election of the new speaker follows the recent Nukufetau by-election, in
which Elisala Pita was the winning candidate.
The government has now strengthened its position, holding nine seats in
parliament to the opposition's six.