Samoa gets US$1.9m grant for development
Samoa received a grant of US$1.9million (F$3.94m) from the government of Japan. The grant contract was signed by Prime Minister Tuilaepa Sa’ilele Malielegaoi and Ambassador of Japan to Samoa, Tuimaugaoali’i Kazumasa Shibuta at the Prime Minister’s office. This is a part of the ongoing support the Government of Japan has been providing for Samoa.
According to a press release provided, the grant will be used properly and exclusively for the purchase of products and/or services necessary for the implementation of Economic and Social developments across Samoa. Tuimaugaoali’i said the grant would be used for equipments and products to improve the services in some sectors in the country. Samoa Observer