bilateral relations

Fiji and Samoa to strengthen bilateral relations to newer heights

This was made known by Prime Minister Sitiveni Rabuka during a bilateral meeting with his Samoan counterpart, Fiame Naomi Mataʻafa.

The meeting took place at the margins of the Pacific Island Forum Leaders Special Retreat currently held in Nadi.

The two day meeting is focused on the theme, “Reflection, Renewal and Celebration.”

A new milestone achievement in the development of Fiji and Samoa relations was witnessed yesterday through the official signing of the Development Cooperation Agreement (DCA).

Samoa PM Tuilaepa visits Japan

Tuilaepa met with Shinzo Abe, Prime Minister of Japan and discussions focused on issues of mutual concern and further strengthening of bilateral relations between the two countries.

Samoa established diplomatic relations with Japan in1973.

Prime Minister Tuilaepa expressed to Prime Minister Abe Samoa’s appreciation for the genuine and durable partnerships developed over the years, and acknowledged the mutual cooperation and continued assistance received from the Government of Japan.