The new Minister of Samoa Tourism Authority and Police, Sala Fata Pinati, has pledged to ensure that the two key agencies work closely together to further the Safe Samoa Campaign.
Speaking in his first meeting with the Samoa Tourism Authority (S.T.A), Sala spoke about the value of teamwork.
“I value honesty and togetherness, and I look forward to working together with you all and hope to see the same amongst yourselves within the next years to achieve our set goals,” Said Sala.
“The Prime Minister adding Tourism to my portfolio as the Minister of Police and Tourism sends out a clear message for a safer Samoa.”
The Associate Minister of Tourism, Fagaivalu Kenrick Samu was also present and pledged his support for all activities within the next years.
The Chief Executive Officer of the Samoa Tourism Authority, Papali’i Sonja Hunter officially welcomed the Minister and Associate Minister, with a traditional welcome that befits paramount and commander in chiefs.