Governor-General to visit Samoa for independence celebrations

Governor-General Dame Cindy Kiro. Photo: 2021 Mark Tantrum

The Governor-General will visit Samoa today in celebration of their 60th year of independence.

Dame Cindy Kiro will be in Samoa until next Thursday, and will meet with Prime Minister, Fiame Naomi Mata’afa, as well as the Head of State.

The Governor-General willl also attend a number of independence day events including the re-launch of the Save the Manumea campaign, which helps Samoan communities work together to save the country’s national bird.

She will also visit village communities and celebrate the contributions of two of her patronage organisations: Volunteer Service Abroad and the Fred Hollows Foundation.

Source: RNZ