PM leads delegation for 2Samoa Talks


Prime Minister Fiame Naomi Mata’afa is leading the delegation to American Samoa and they depart tomorrow for the  2Samoa Talks.

She will be accompanied by members of her Cabinet, Ministers of MAF Laauli Leuatea Schmidt; MWTI Olo Fiti Vaai; MPE Leatinuu Wayne So’oialo, MOF Mulipola Anarosa and MOH Valasi Tafito Selesele. 

The Prime Minister confirmed this during a press conference with the media today.

“It’s a three-day meeting and it has been in the works since last year. This would be the first official meeting since the new FAST Government took office as well as the [Lemanu and Talauega Administration].

“The last meeting was in 2017 and Samoa was the host then.” 

The Prime Minister, the agenda of the meeting is traveling between the two Samoas, immigration, health, and trade among other issues. 

Other members of the delegation are the Chief Executive officers of the Ministry of Prime Minister and Cabinet Agafili Shem Leo; Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries, Tilafono David Hunt; Ministry of Finance, Saoleititi Maeva Betham-Vaai; Ministry of Commerce Industry and Labor, Pulotu Lyndon Chu Ling; Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade Peseta Noumea Simi and Ministry of Works Transport Infrastructure Fui Tupa’i Simanu.