Samoa Prime Minister Fiame Naomi Mata'afa

Samoa PM recovering well, hopes to be back home end of month

“If all goes well, and our Lord permits, she hopes to return to Samoa at the end of the month,” the Acting PM said.

Chief Executive Officer of the Ministry of Prime Minister and Cabinet had earlier said Fiame flew to Auckland on January 8 for unknown medical reasons.

Agafili said it was just overdue checkups and the PM is getting all her checks done while in New Zealand.


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US Ambassador Udall meets with Samoa’s Prime Minister Fiamē

Ambassador Udall underscored the U.S. commitment to climate action and acknowledged that climate change is an existential concern for many large ocean states in the South Pacific.

The Ambassador highlighted U.S.-Samoan cooperation in areas including education, security, health, and infrastructure.  Prime Minister Fiamē and Ambassador Udall also discussed the importance of coordination and the need to work together to ensure the safety, freedom, and prosperity of our shared region.