Tuvalu. Visit Countryaah official website to get information about the capital city of Tuvalu. Bikenibeu Paeniu was forced to resign as prime minister in April after losing a vote of confidence in parliament. The background was criticism of Paenius’s privacy and his failure to implement the government’s program. Ionatana Ioanatana, who was previously Minister of Education, Culture, Women and Health, was appointed as new Head of Government.