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CABINET RELEASE (English & Samoan)
24 SEPTEMBER 2014

1.  Quarantine services for importation of sheep
Cabinet has approved a visit by Principal Veterinary Officer of the Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries (MAF), Dr. Agnes Tipo Meredith, to Fiji on 22 – 26 September to conduct quarantine services for 110 live sheep for shipment to Samoa.

The procurement and importation of live sheep from overseas is an initiative by MAF under the Samoa Agriculture Competitiveness Enhancement Project (SACEP).

The first shipment of sheep (40 rams and 4 ewes) into Samoa was in 2004.  According to MAF records, that number has now increased to 167.  The sheep are kept at the Ministry’s farms at Avele, Togitogiga, Tanumalala and Lemafa.

There are 47 registered sheep farms now recorded by the Ministry of Agriculture, with the total number of sheep now at 616.

Faamaonia o mamoe mo le auina mai i Samoa
Ua faamaonia e le Kapeneta le malaga asiasi a le Tamaitai Fomai Manu, o Dr. Agnes Tipo Meredith i Fiti i le aso 22 – 26 o Setema, mo le faamaonia faapitoa o mamoe e 110 mo le auina mai i Samoa.

O le faatauina mai o mamoe mai atunuu i fafo mo le faaleleia atili ma le faateleina o mamoe i totonu o le atunuu, o se tasi lenei o fuafuaga a le Matagaluega o Faatoaga ma Faigafaiva i lalo o le Poloketi mo le toe Faaleleia o Atina’e Faatoaga i Samoa.

O le tausaga 2004 na ulua’i aumai ai mamoe po’a e 40 ma mamoe fafine e fa (4). O le taimi nei ua 167 le aofai o mamoe e tusa ai ma faamaumauga a le Matagaluega o Faatoaga, ma o lo o tausi e le Matagaluega i faatoaga eseese i Avele, Togitogiga, Tanumalala ma Lemafa.

E 47 faatoaga lafu mamoe ua resitalaina i lalo o le Matagaluega o Faatoaga ma Faigafaiva, ae o le aofiaga o mamoe ua i ai nei i totonu o Samoa ua 616.


2.  
Contracts for Dental Medical Supplies
Cabinet has approved the contracts awarded to the following companies for supply of Medical Dental Supplies.

Company Country
Boucher & Muir Co Ltd Australia
Baroko SDN BHD Ltd Malaysia
EBOS Group Ltd New Zealand
Henry Schein Co Ltd New Zealand
Ivoclar Vivadent Pty Ltd New Zealand
South Austral Pty Ltd Australia

The tender was advertised for public interest, and six (6) companies submitted applications of bids.

An assessment was conducted by the Sub Committee, according to the tender bidding document, before a recommendation was submitted before Cabinet for approval.

Faatauina mai o oloa ma vailaau mo le Falemai Nifo
Ua faamaonia e le Kapeneta le tuuina atu o konekarate i kamupani e pei ona taua i lalo mo le faatauina mai o oloa ma vailaau mo le Falemai Nifo i le Maota Gasegase o Tupua Tamasese Meaole i Motootua.

Kamupani Atunuu
Boucher & Muir Co Ltd Ausetalia
Baroko SDN BHD Ltd Meleisia
EBOS Group Ltd Niu Sila
Henry Schein Co Ltd Niu Sila
Ivoclar Vivadent Pty Ltd Niu Sila
South Austral Pty Ltd Ausetalia

O lenei tauofoga na faasalalauina mo le silafia lautele, ma e ono (6) kamupani na tusi talosaga ane i ai.

Na faia le iloiloga a le Soa Komiti e tusa ai ma tuutuuga i le tusi o tauofoga, ma tuuina mai ai loa le fautuaga mo le faia o le faaiuga a le Kapeneta.

3. SIFA as major sponsor for Toa Samoa
Cabinet has approved Samoa International Finance Authority (SIFA) as major sponsor for Toa Samoa at the Four Nations 2014 Rugby League tournament, scheduled for 25 October – 15 November 2014.

The qualification of Toa Samoa to compete in the Four Nations is a step forward for Rugby League Samoa. Samoa’s national team will compete against some of the top teams in the world – Australia, New Zealand and England.

The SIFA sponsorship totals $629,410.00.

Lagolago e le SIFA le Toa Samoa mo le Four Nations
Ua faamaonia e le Kapeneta le avea o le Pulega o Tupe Faavaomalo a Samoa ma lagolago autu o le Toa Samoa i le Taamilosaga a le Four Nations 2014, e faia i le aso 25 o Oketopa – 15 o Novema 2014.

O le sao atu o le Toa Samoa i le Four Nations, o se laasaga maualuga lea ua ausia e le Iuni Lakapi Liki a le atunuu. O le a tauva ai ma au malolosi a le lalolagi e aofia ai Ausetalia, Niu Sila ma Egelani.

E $629,410.00 le aofaiga atoa o lea lagolago.


4.  Koneferenisi a Komesina o Leoleo a le Pasefika
Ua faamaonia e le Kapeneta le auai atu o le Sui Komesina o Leoleo ma Falepuipui, Fauono Talalelei Tapu, mo le Koneferenisi Lona 43 a Komesina o Leoleo a le Pasefika e faia i Aukilani, Niu Sila i le aso 14 – 16 Oketopa 2014.

O le sini o lea fono, “O le faaleleia ma le siitia lea o auaunaga ma pulega faaleoleo i mataupu tau faamatalaga i totonu o le Pasefika.”

Pacific Island Chiefs of Police Conference in Auckland
Cabinet has approved the participation by Acting Commissioner of Police, Fauono Talalelei Tapu at the Pacific Island Chiefs of Police Conference to be held in Auckland, New Zealand on 14 – 16 October 2014.

The theme of the conference is, “Enhance and develop police management and services through regional collaboration.”


5.  Malaga Minisita o Aoga mo Iapani
Ua faamaonia e le Kapeneta le malaga atu o le Minisita o Aoga, Taaloga ma Aganuu, Afioga Magele Mauiliu Magele mo Iapani i le aso 2 – 10 Oketopa 2014.

O le faamoemoe o lea malaga o le faatalanoaina lea o fesoasoani a Iapani mo le fausia o se Fale Mataaga o Samoa ma le Nofoaga Tutotonu Tau Aganuu.

O le a faia foi fono a le Afioga i le Minisita ma sui o Fale Mataaga eseese a o i ai i Iapani.

Education Minister to travel to Japan
Cabinet has approved the trip by Honourable Minister of Education, Afioga Magele Mauiliu Magele to Japan on 2 – 10 October 2014.

The purpose of the trip is to discuss Japan’s assistance by way of grants to build a Museum and Culture Centre for Samoa.

The Minister will also meet with different museum representatives and officials while in Japan.
-ENDS

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