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American Samoa congratulates Samoa's new Prime Minister

Speaking at a cabinet meeting, the Governor, Lemanu Peleti Mauga says he congratulated Fiame over the phone, adding that American Samoa expressed blessings to the new government of Samoa.

The Territory's Congresswoman, Uifa'atali Amata also congratulated Fiame on her historic leadership role as the first female Prime Minister of Samoa.

In a statement, she said she congratulated the Prime Minister, and wished her and her Government and the people of Samoa all the best.

Fiji PM congratulates Samoan Prime Minister Fiame Naomi Mata'afa

In a congratulatory message to his counterpart, Prime Minister Bainimarama said that Samoa stands at the cusp of greatness as Prime Minister Mata'afa ascends to the high office as the first female Prime Minister. 

He further stated that Fiji shares in the celebration of this historic occasion in recognition of Prime Minister Mata'afa's exemplary leadership in Samoa and in the region over the last three decades.

New Zealand PM Ardern congratulates Samoa’s first woman Prime Minister Fiame Mata’afa

Ardern spoke with Fiame yesterday morning.

“This is such a historic moment for Samoa’s democracy.”

“New Zealand has a special relationship with Samoa based on our history and our Treaty of Friendship, and I’m looking forward to continuing to work together on the challenges we’re both facing. Our warm congratulations again,” Ardern said.

On Friday, the Court of Appeal found that the swearing in ceremony by Fiame’s Faatuatua i le Atua Samoa ua Tasi (F.A.S.T) Party which took place under a tent at Tiafau Malae on 24 May 2021, was lawful.

Samoa PM congratulates Jacinda Ardern on her re-election as NZ Prime Minister

Tuilaepa said Ardern’s re-appointment is a testament to her service in the Parliament of New Zealand and re-affirmation of the support and confidence of the people of New Zealand in your leadership.

“I wish you and your Government every success in the discharge of your High Office and mandate.”

Fijian PM congratulates Samoan PM on re-election

"Dear prime minister, I take this opportunity to warmly congratulate you on the resounding confidence of the Human Rights Protection Party and your re-election as prime minister following the national elections on March 4, 2016," Bainimarama said.