1 June

Samoa prepares for 60th independence anniversary celebration

Prime Minister Fiame Naomi Mata’afa said,” This will be the first time our independence will be celebrated throughout the whole of Samoa. The celebration programming and implementation will be at the discretion and guidance of the respective Council of Chiefs in each district to organise a thanksgiving service in the morning of Wednesday 1st of June. As usual, the 1st of June is a public holiday.”

Fiame said the programme has been designed to promote the spirit of participation and inclusiveness.