News from Cabinet
$10,000 for Tennis
Cabinet approved financial assistance of $10,000.00 for the Samoa Tennis Association to help with preparations as hosts of the recent East Pacific Junior Qualifiers tournament last week, and to fund the participation of Team Samoa to international tennis tournaments.
The tournament last week brought teams from Tahiti, Tonga, Rarotonga and American Samoa to our shores.
Samoa will also compete in the Pacific Oceania Junior Championships in Fiji on 15 - 24 August and the Vanuatu Junior Regional Tennis Championships in December.
Teuila Festival 2016 fautasi race
Cabinet has approved the fautasi race event as part of the Teuila Festival 2016 celebrations.
The race will be open for fautasi from American Samoa to compete and will also allow any design for fautasi and oars.
The Samoa International Finance Authority has provided financial assistance of $150,000.00 for the race which will be named, ‘SIFA Teuila Fautasi Challenge 2016’.