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His Highness the Head of State, Tui Atua Tupua Tamasese Efi, accepted the Letters of Credence accrediting the new Ambassador of the United Arab Emirates to Samoa, His Excellency Dr. Obaid Al Hairi Salem Ketbi earlier this morning. His Highness acknowledged the cooperation through the United Arab Emirates-Pacific Partnership. “Samoa is thankful for the assistance […]

There is a Samoan saying, “E sili le toa e pulea lona loto i le toa e a’ea le ‘olo”. This means: “He who conquers his impulses is greater than he who conquers the fortress”. This Samoan saying provides the theme for my Independence address this year. Independence is a goal that demands the ability […]