The prime minister of Tonga asked leaders to fight by taking in a year-long weight- challenge. Akilisi Pohiva will set the when the Pacific Island Forum tales in the nation of Nauru in September. He said: "We should all get for a weight-loss competition...so when we meet the year, we will weigh in again and see who has lost the ." He added leaders had talked about this for years, but nothing changed.
Tonga's life has gone down of obesity. It has reduced from 71 to 68. He hopes his challenge will get Pacific to lose and that they will look after their if they see their doing the same. The Pacific Island Forum said Pacific island were losing the fight against obesity. The World Health Organization said 20 per cent of were obese in 10 Pacific countries.