Prime Minister Tuilaepa Sa’ilele Malielegaoi paid tribute to the work of seafarers in Samoa on Monday night.
Acknowledging the key role they play in the transportation sector, especially with regards to inter-island travel, the Prime Minister thanked them for their dedication to serve Samoa.
Tuilaepa paid tribute during the graduation ceremony to 48 seafarers who have completed their studies at the Samoa Shipping Maritime Academy.
A number of women were among the graduates.
Here are some more photos from the graduation.