Tuilaepa Sailele Malilegaoi

Samoa asks India for medical training aid

Tuilaepa had been attending the Indian summit

India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi had said his country would help the region with human resource development.

Talamua Online reports Tuilaepa also asked for India's doctors and medical instructors to periodically work and take sabbaticals in Samoa to support its capacity building efforts.

The Samoa leader also spoke of the challenge the Pacific faces from climate change.