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Full NameWilly Telavi
Date of Birth January 28, 1954
Place of Birth Nanumea
Country Tuvalu
Age 67 years, 6 months, 21 days
Horoscope Aquarius

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Willy Telavi Biography

It was under Telavi’s premiership that Tuvalu became, in November 2011, a founding member of the Polynesian Leaders Group, a regional grouping intended to co-operate on a variety of issues including culture and language, education, responses to climate change, and trade and investment. According to Astrologers, Willy zodiac sign is Aquarius Willy Telavi (born 28 January 1954) is a Tuvaluan politician who was Prime Minister of Tuvalu from 2010 to 2013.

On that date, as the government was about to face a motion of no confidence, health minister Taom Tanukale unexpectedly resigned from parliament (and thus also from the government) altogether. He was not the first government member to vacate or temporarily leave office: Lotoala Metia had died (and an opposition member had been elected at the resulting by-election), education minister Falesa Pitoi had become ill and had been outside the country since December 2012. Tanukale’s resignation therefore left Telavi with only three active government members other than himself: deputy prime minister Kausea Natano, foreign affairs minister Apisai Ielemia, and home affairs minister Pelenike Isaia (there were no government backbenchers). He also had the support of the Speaker.

He retained his seat in parliament in the 2010 general election, and was appointed minister for home affairs in the cabinet of the new prime minister, Maatia Toafa.

In March 2012, Telavi paid a state visit to Abkhazia, meeting president Alexander Ankvab. Under Telavi’s leadership, in September 2011, Tuvalu had become one of only six countries to grant diplomatic recognition to Abkhazia as a sovereign state. The two countries, during Telavi’s visit, agreed on free movement of each other’s citizens between them, without the need for visas. In addition, Telavi was leading a Tuvaluan delegation of electoral monitors for that month’s Abkhazian parliamentary election. As a response, Georgia cut off diplomatic relations with Tuvalu.

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Willy Telavi Net Worth

Willy is one of the richest Politician & listed on most popular Politician. According to our analysis, Wikipedia, Forbes & Business Insider, Willy Telavi net worth is approximately $1 Million - $3 Million.

Willy Telavi Net Worth & Salary
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Telavi is from Nanumea. His career in the Tuvalu police force culminated in his appointment as police commissioner in 1993, a position he held for thirteen years. He earned a degree in legal studies from the University of the South Pacific in 1999 and a master’s degree in international management from Northern Territory University in 2000. Willy Telavi was appointed to his current position in May 1993, he has served more than 16 years in various positions with the Tuvalu police force.

The following day, the reason for Tanukale’s resignation became apparent. The speaker, Kamuta Latasi, rejected the opposition’s attempt to table a motion of no confidence, on the grounds that there was now a vacant seat in parliament. Latasi adjourned parliament, and ruled that it would not reconvene until a by-election had been held – thus prolonging Telavi’s minority government once more. However, a day later, on 1 August 2013, the governor-general sent out a proclamation removing Telavi as the prime minister of Tuvalu. He was subsequently replaced by opposition leader Enele Sopoaga, who becomes caretaker prime minister. Opposition member Taukelina Finikaso alleged that the prime minister had attempted to remove Sir Iakoba Italeli as governor-general of Tuvalu, prompting Telavi’s removal described as ‘upholding’ the Tuvaluan constitution. His government was successfully removed from office a day later by Parliament, on 2 August 2013.

Telavi delayed calling a by-election after the death of Lotoala Metia, an MP from Nukufetau, until ordered by the High Court to call the by-election. On 28 June 2013, the Telavi government lost a crucial by-election in Nukufetau, which gave the opposition a majority of one in parliament. The opposition immediately called for the government to reconvene parliament. Prime Minister Telavi responded that, under the Constitution, he was only required to convene parliament once a year, and was thus under no obligation to summon it until December 2013. The opposition turned to the governor-general, Iakoba Italeli. On 3 July, Italeli exercised his reserve powers in ordering parliament to convene, against the prime minister’s wishes, on 30 July.

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Telavi stood for the Parliament of Tuvalu in 2006 and was elected to serve the constituency of Nanumea. The government of prime minister Apisai Ielemia came to office following the election. Telavi was appointed minister for home affairs in the Ielemia administration.

In December, just four months after the new government took office, Telavi crossed the floor, joined the opposition and enabled it to bring down the government through a motion of no confidence, carrying it by eight votes to seven. The motion was reportedly initiated due to MPs’ concerns over certain aspects of the budget, in particular the prospect that the government may no longer fully fund patients’ medical costs abroad. On 24 December Telavi was elected as the prime minister, defeating foreign affairs and environment minister Enele Sopoaga by another 8–7 vote. Appointing his cabinet on the same day, he appointed himself to continue as minister for home affairs. (That position was subsequently given to Pelenike Isaia.)

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Willy Ranked on the list of most popular Politician. Also ranked in the elit list of famous celebrity born in Tuvalu. Willy Telavi celebrates birthday on January 28 of every year.

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