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Cabinet Releases (English and Samoan)
18 November 2014

 

1.  PM Tuilaepa to meet Chinese President and Indian Prime Minister
Cabinet has approved the trip by Honourable Prime Minister, Susuga Tuilaepa Sailele Malielegaoi to Fiji for two meetings on 19 – 22 November 2014.

The first meeting on November 19th is at the invitation of Narendra Modi, Prime Minister of India, who has asked for all Pacific leaders of government to meet with him in Suva. This meeting is an opportunity for Samoa to develop stronger economic ties with one of the biggest economies in the world.  Both Samoa and India are Commonwealth countries.

The second meeting, for Pacific leaders and the Chinese President Xi Jinping, is scheduled to take place in Nadi on November 22nd.  This meeting will cover issues of interest between China and the Pacific region and the enhancement of partnerships between the parties.

Samoa’s delegation includes the Minister of Natural Resources and Environment, Afioga Faamoetauloa Faale Tumaalii; Samoa’s Ambassador to China, Tapusalaia Terry Toomata; Chief Executive of the Ministry of Finance, Tupaimatuna Iulai Lavea and Chief Executive of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Aiono Mose Sua.

Malaga Afioga i le Palemia mo fono i Fiti
Ua faamaonia e le Kapeneta le malaga atu o le Afioga i le Palemia, Susuga Tuilaepa Sailele Malielegaoi mo fono e lua e faia i Fiti i le aso 19 – 22 o Novema 2014.

O le fono muamua, o se valaau a le Palemia o Initia, Narendra Modi mo se feiloaiga ma taitai o Malo o le Pasefika, lea e faia i le aso 19 o Novema i Suva.  O le auai o Samoa i le feiloaiga ma le Palemia o Initia, o se avanoa lea e ono afua ai le siitia o le tulaga faipaaga tau tamaoaiga i le va o Samoa ma lea malo. O Initia ma Samoa e aofia uma i le lio o Malo o le Taupulega.

O le fono lona lua e faia i Nadi a taitai o Malo o le Pasefika ma le Peresetene o le Malo o Saina, o Xi Jinping i le aso 22 o Novema.  O lea fono o le a talanoaina ai nisi o mataupu taua i le va o Saina ma le Pasefika, e aofia ai le agai pea i luma o faigapaaga i le va o itu e lua.

O le aumalaga a Samoa e aofia ai ma le Minisita o Punaoa Faanatura ma le Siosiomaga, Faamoetauloa Faale Tumaalii; Ofisa Sili o Pulega a le Matagaluega o Tupe, Tupaimatuna Iulai Lavea; Ofisa Sili o Pulega o le Matagaluega o le Vaifafo, Aiono Mose Sua; ma le Amapasa o Samoa i Saina, Tapusalaia Terry Toomata.


2.  CT SCANNER for Motootua Hospital
Cabinet has approved the contract awarded to MedPharm Ltd for the procurement, installation and commission of a CT Scanner at Tupua Tamasese Meaole Hospital (Motootua).

The contract was advertised for public interest, and three companies submitted applications of bids.

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

Faatau, faapipii ma le faaolaina o le Faata Faapitoa mo le Falemai i Motootua
Ua faamaonia e le Kapeneta le tuuina atu o le konekarate i le kamupani a le Med-Pharm Ltd mo le faatauina, faapipiina ma le faaolaina o le Faata Faapitoa mo le Maota Gasegase o Tupua Tamasese Meaole i Motootua.

O lenei konekarate na faasalalauima mo le silafia lautele, ma e tolu kamupani na tusi talosaga ane i ai.

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

3.  Construction of roads and seawalls in Upolu and Savaii
Cabinet has awarded contracts for the construction of roads and seawalls for the Financial Year 2014/2015 to the following companies:

Upolu

Location/Village Contractor Length (km)
Nofoalii – Access Road Ah Liki Construction Ltd 2 km
Moataa/Magiagi – Connecting Road Lee Transport Ltd 2 km
Ti’avea – Access Road T & N Toleafoa Co Ltd 2 km
Goshen Trust, Moamoa – Road Webster Works & Infrastructure 0.58 km
Letogo – Seawall Achatz Construction Ltd 0.3 km

Savaii

Location/Village Contractor Length (km)
 Pu’apu’a – Access Road O.N & Sons Co Ltd 2.27 km
 Saleaula – Access Road  FICO Construction Ltd 2 km
 Sagone – Access Road Big Island Construction Ltd 2 km
 Salelavalu – Road Apia Lua Ltd 2.5 km
 Faletagaloa – Seawall Sakalafai Contractors 0.45 km

The tender for these contracts were advertised for public interest. A total of 13 companies submitted tenders for works in Upolu, and 5 companies submitted tenders for works in Savaii.

The tenders were assessed by the Sub Committee according to the tender bidding document before a recommendation was tabled before Cabinet for the final decision.

Fausia o auala ma taligalu i Upolu ma Savaii
Ua faamaonia e le Kapeneta le tuuina atu o konekarate mo le fausia o auala galue ma taligalu mo le Tausaga Faaletupe 2014/2015 i kamupani ua taua i lalo:

Upolu

Afioaga Kamupani Manumalo Umi (Kilomita)
Nofoalii – auala galue Ah Liki Construction Ltd 2 km
Moataa/Magiagi – auala feso’otai Lee Transport Ltd 2 km
Ti’avea – auala galue T & N Toleafoa Co Ltd 2 km
Goshen Trust, Moamoa – auala Webster Works & Infrastructure 0.58 km
Letogo – taligalu Achatz Construction Ltd 0.3 km

Savaii

Afioaga Kamupani Manumalo Umi (Kilomita)
 Pu’apu’a – auala galue O.N & Sons Co Ltd 2.27 km
 Saleaula – auala galue  FICO Construction Ltd 2 km
 Sagone – auala galue Big Island Construction Ltd 2 km
 Salelavalu – auala Apia Lua Ltd 2.5 km
 Faletagaloa – taligalu Sakalafai Contractors 0.45 km

O lenei tauofoga na faasalalauina mo le silafia lautele. E 13 kamupani na tuuina mai tusi tauofo mo galuega i Upolu, a e 5 kamupani na tuuina ane tauofoga mo galuega i Savaii.

Na iloiloina uma nei tusi talosaga e le Soa Komiti e tusa ai ma aiaga o le tusi o tauofoga, ma tuuina mai ai le fautuaga i le Kapeneta mo lana faaiuga.

4.  Independent water scheme contract
Cabinet has approved the contracts awarded to two companies for the construction and upgrade of independent water schemes at Maasina, Lona, Lele’a and Nuusuatia.

The construction and upgrade of independent water schemes at Maasina, Lona and Lele’a has been awarded to Bluebird Construction Ltd.
The construction and upgrade works for Nuusuatia independent water scheme is awarded to King Construction Ltd.

The tenders for the works were advertised for public interest, and four companies submitted applications.
The Sub Committee assessed the applications according to the tender bidding documents before a recommendation was tabled before Cabinet for the final decision.

Fausia ma le faaleleia o vai umia saoloto
Ua faamaonia e le Kapeneta le tuuina atu o konekarate i kamupani e lua ua taua mo le fausia ma le faaleleia o vai umia saoloto i Maasina, Lona, Lele’a ma Nuusuatia.

O le kamupani a le Bluebird Construction Ltd e faatinoina le Vaega Muamua o le galuega, mo le fausia vai umia saoloto i Maasina, Lona ma Lele’a.

O le Vaega Lona Lua o le galuega o le a faatinoina e le kamupani a le King Construction Ltd mo le fausia o le vai umia saoloto i Nuusuatia.

Na faasalalauina nei tauofoga mo le silafia lautele, ma e 4 kamupani na tuuina ane tusi tauofo.

Na iloiloina nei tauofoga e le Soa Komiti e fua i aiaiga i totonu o tusi o tauofoga, ma tuuina mai ai le fautuaga mo le faaiuga a le Kapeneta.

5.  Dialogue on Climate Change in Noumea
Cabinet has approved the participation by Samoa at the High-Level Dialogue on Climate Change in the Pacific with the President of France, Francois Hollande, in Noumea, New Caledonia on 17 November 2014.

The dialogue will focus on issues of Climate Change and the region’s development agenda. The forum is a precursor to the United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP21) which will be hosted by France in late 2015.

Samoa is represented by the Minister of Works Transport and Infrastructure, Afioga Manualesagalala Enokati Posala and the General Manager of the Electric Power Corporation, Tologata Tile Tuimalealiifano.

Talanoaga i mataupu tau suiga o le tau i Noumea
Ua faamaonia e le Kapeneta le auai atu o sui o Samoa i Talanoaga i Mataupu i le Suiga o le Tau e faia i Noumea, Niu Kaletonia i le va o taitai o le Pasefika ma le Peresetene o le Malo o Farani, i le aso 17 o Novema 2014.

O le mataupu o lo o faamamafa i lenei feiloaiga, o le Suiga o le Tau ma faataatia ai se Maliega Faavaomalo i ni faiga maumaututu e faaitiitia ma taofia ai le Suiga o le Tau. O se mataupu taua tele lea mo le Pasefika e aofia ai ma Samoa.  O Farani o le a talimalo i le Fono Lona 21 a Sui o le Feagaiga mo le Suiga o le Tau i le faaiuga o le tausaga fou.

O le Afioga i le Minisita o Galuega Felauaiga ma Atina’e Tetele, Afioga Manualesagalala Enokati Posala ma le Faauluuluga o le Malosiaga Faaeletise, Tologata Tile Tuimalealiifano o lo o fai ma sui o Samoa i lea fono.

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