Citizenship Investment approved
Cabinet has approved the Citizenship Investment Regulations 2015.
The Regulations will now be handed over to the Office of the Legislative Assembly for translation into the Samoan language, as well as the Office of the Attorney General for review and preparation for promulgation by the Head of State.
The Regulation is divided into three provisions:
· Part 1: Citation and commencement; interpretation of the regulation.
· Part 2: Submission of application and fees.
· Part 3: Minimum number of employees; Fees.
Cabinet has approved the individual consultant contract awarded to Ms Leilani Duffy-Iosefa for the Enhancing the Climate Resilience of Coastal Resources and Communities Project.
The tender was advertised for public interest and three companies submitted applications of bids.
An assessment was conducted by the Sub Committee before a recommendation was tabled before Cabinet for the final decision.
New laser for the National Hospital
Cabinet has approved the awarding of contract to the South Austral Pty Ltd. for the procurement of a lithotripsy laser for the Motootua National Hospital.
The tender was advertised for public interest and two companies submitted applications of bids.
The assessment was conducted by the Sub Committee before a recommendation was submitted to Cabinet for approval.
National Clean Up Day
Cabinet has approved Saturday 28th May 2016 as the National Clean Up Day for the Apia town area in preparation for the upcoming celebration of 54 Years of Samoa’s Independence.
Government Ministries and Corporations are asked to work together to clean the town area, under the supervision and cooperation of the Chief Executive Officers.
The private sector is also asked to join the clean-up efforts and ensure their areas of business are kept clean during our national celebrations.