Samoa hosts Crown Prince of Norway

Samoa is the last Pacific nation hosting the official visit of the Crown Prince of the Norway, Haakon Magnus, and his delegation.

  The Prince and his entourage arrived yesterday after visiting Fiji and Tonga.

Today the Prince will be visiting some of the climate change projects such as the Vaisigano Bridge and the village of Moata'a mangrove reserves, to see, first-hand, the effects of climate change and mitigation efforts in place.

The Crown Prince will also visit Samoa's head of state, Tuimalealiifano Va'aleto'a Sualauvi II and Prime Minister, Tuila'epa Sa'ilele Malielegaoi before leaving later today.

The Kingdom of Norway said it the visit by the Crown Prince provides an opportunity to strengthen cooperation between the countries on issues relating to climate change.