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PCF’s Meeting with Samoa’s High Commissioner to New Zealand and Dean of the Diplomatic Corps, H.E. Leasi Papali’i Scanlan

News 5 Feb 2021

On Thursday 21st January 2021, the Samoan High Commissioner hosted Afamasaga Jackie Curry, Management Consultant for the Pacific Cooperation Foundation, and Laree Taula at a meeting to discuss pertinent issues in relation to trade, education and employment opportunities between Samoa and New Zealand.

The High Commissioner was accompanied at the Meeting by the Counsellor at the Samoa High Commission, Mr. Robert Niko Aiono.

Expressing his appreciation, the Samoan High Commissioner expressed his gratitude towards PCF’s assistance towards Samoa and other Pacific Island Countries, more recently with a number of students in developing their skills and capacity through PCF Internship Programme in collaboration with NZ MFAT.

The PCF is honoured to have His Excellency Leasi Papali’i Scanlan attend the PCF’s internship lunch in Auckland on 12 February, celebrating the completion of 17 successful internships as part of the 20/2021 intake.

Photo: (Left to Right – Laree Taula (PCF’s Partnerships and Special Projects Officer (Engagements, Research & Data), Samoa’s High Commissioner to New Zealand and Dean of the Dip Corps, H.E. Leasi Papali’i Scanlan, and PCF’s Management Consultant Afamasaga Jackie Curry.