Samoa PM medivac to New Zealand for treatment

Samoa's Prime Minister, Tuila'epa Sa'ilele Malielegaoi, has been airlifted to New Zealand for medical treatment.

Tuila'epa was admitted to the Intensive care unit of the Tupua Tamasese Mea'ole hospital in Apia Wednesday afternoon.

Our correspondent said efforts to obtain information from government and health officials relating to the condition of the prime minister were unsuccessful.

But he said a source confirmed that an air ambulance had transported the prime minister to New Zealand on Wednesday night.


Photo: RNZI/Autagavaia Tipi Autagavaia The Prime Minister of Samoa Tuilaepa Aiono Sailele Malielegaoi. 

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