The Prime Minister of the Independent State of Samoa, Tuilaepa Aiono Sailele Malielegaoi, will be arriving in Fiji tomorrow for a three-day official visit.
As part of the visit, the Prime Minister of Samoa will be paying calls on His Excellency the President of Fiji and is expected to later meet with Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama for a bilateral meeting on Monday.
He will be addressing a gathering at the University of the South Pacific as part of the University’s 50th Anniversary and later pay a visit to the Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat in Suva.
Fiji and Samoa enjoy a strong partnership, as Pacific Island Nations who have spoken together on the great challenges faced by Pacific Islanders.
According to a Government statement, this visit by the Samoan Prime Minister is another important milestone in friendship shared by Fiji and Samoa, and will build greater bridges of cooperation and solidarity between the Fijian and Samoan people.
Prime Minister Tuilaepa Aiono Sailele Malielegaoi will be accorded a military guard of honour upon arrival and departure as well as a full traditional Fijian ceremony of welcome.