27 April, 2018

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The State Service for the Tofa Tuiloma Pule Unasa Alaimoana Lameko Gaee, one of the members of the Council of Deputies, took place at the Parliament precinct on Friday 13th April 2018. The Head of State, Afioga Tuimalealiifano Vaaletoa Sualauvi II, Members of Parliament, representatives from Government Ministries, Diplomatic Corps and the public graced the Parliament Chambers to pay their ... Read More »

Office of the Legislative Assembly Prayer Meeting held at Mulinuu


The Government Prayer Meeting was conducted by the Deputy Speaker of the House, Hon. Nafoitoa Talaimanu Keti and the Office of the Legislative Assembly at the Human Rights Protection Party Hall at Mulinuu on the 11th April 2018. The Government Prayer Meeting is a government protocol for every Wednesdays of the week in which each Government Ministry and Leaders of ... Read More »

Member’s Pre-Sitting Briefing Summary 19th March 2018


Monday 19th March 2018 A total of thirty eight Members of Parliament including the Hon Speaker met at the Conference Room  Media  Centre  at  Parliament‟s temporary  precincts  at  Tuanaimato  at  9:30am  for  the Assembly‟s March Pre-Sitting Briefing. Members were briefed by: Chief Executive Officer of the Ministry for Revenue, Matafeo Avalisa Viali- Fautuaalii on the Excise Tax Rates Amendment Bill ... Read More »



A formal presentation ceremony was held on Wednesday 7th March 2018, to mark the completion of a Facilities Management Training for staff of the Facilities Management Division, Office of the Legislative Assembly. The Ceremony was attended by Ms. Nicki Baird, Country Manager APTC Programme, Vaughan Wakefield, FM Training Facilitator and Sefuiva Charlene Malele, Clerk, Legislative Assembly and Bob Auimatagi, DFAT ... Read More »

Member’s Pre-Sitting Briefing Summary 22nd January 2018


Members Pre-Sitting Briefing Summary Monday 22nd January 2018 Thirty Members of Parliament met at the Tuanaimato Sports Complex at 9:30am for the Assembly‟s January Pre-Sitting Briefing.  Members were briefed by the Chief Executive of the Ministry of Health, Leausa Dr. Take Naseri, on the National Health Service Amendment Bill 2018, which is to be tabled in the House tomorrow – ... Read More »

Prime Minister’s Prayer Meeting for the year 2017 takes place at the Government’s Prayer House, Palisi


A government prayer meeting for the year 2017, conducted by the Honorable Prime Minister Tuilaepa Sailele Malielegaoi took place at the Government Prayer House, Palisi on Wednesday 20th December 2017. The service commenced with an Opening Prayer by the Attorney General, Lemalu Herman Retzlaff, Bible reading by the Chief Executive Officer, for the Ministry of the Prime Minister and Cabinet, ... Read More »

Parliament’s 2nd Civil Society programme takes place at Tuanaimato


The Office of the Legislative Assembly hosted its 2nd Parliamentary Awareness programme for Civil Society on Tuesday 19th December 2017. The Programme aimed at informing and educating the public about the works of Parliament, more importantly it sought to strengthen its relations with the media so as to be able to report Parliamentary proceedings correctly. A total of approximately 70 ... Read More »

Seminar for the Middle Management of the Office of the Legislative Assembly


The Seminar themed “The Outrigger- Navigating Gender Equality through the Pacific Parliaments” was conducted for the Middle management of the Office of the Legislative Assembly on Friday 24th November 2017. The seminar was conducted by the Deputy Clerk of the Legislative Assembly, Tofa Leatisa Uitime Tala and stressed on the need for Parliament to take the lead in recognizing gender ... Read More »

Economic Sector Committee meets with the Foreign Affairs Committee of the National People’s Congress of China


Following a meeting with the Honorable Speaker on Friday 1st December 2017, the Foreign Affairs Committee of the National People’s Congress of China met with the Economic Sector Committee. Chairman of the Economic Sector Committee, Hon. Lauofo Fonotoe Nuafesili Pierre Lauofo and members greeted the delegation and commenced discussions on its bilateral ties. Mr. Liu Xiaojian (Chairman of the Foreign ... Read More »

Foreign Affairs Committee of the National People’s Congress of China visits Parliament


The Speaker of the Legislative Assembly of Samoa, Hon Leaupepe Taimaaiono Toleafoa Faafisi hosted a meeting with the delegation of the Foreign Affairs Committee of the National People’s Congress (NPC) of China on Friday, 1st December 2017 at Tuanaimato. Hon. Liu Xiaojiang, the Chairman of the Foreign Affairs Committee of the NPC highlighted in the meeting with the Speaker, that ... Read More »

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