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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.

Samoa's ruling party given resounding mandate in elections

The governing Human Rights Protection Party (HRPP) of long-time Prime Minister Tuilaepa Sailele Malielegaoi won 44 of the 49 seats in parliament. It was the best ever election performance for the party, which has dominated the country's politics for most of the time since its formation in 1982.