Pacific Islands Heads of Mission (PIHOM) Meeting

27th October 2017
H.E Leasi Papalii T. Scanlan, High Commissioner of Samoa along with High Commissioner of Fiji, Solomon Islands, Mr Laulu Mac Leauanae (CEO of Ministry for Pacific Peoples), High Commissioner of Cook Islands, PNG and Tuvalu
A meeting of the Pacific Islands Heads of Mission was held on Friday 27th October 2017 hosted by the High Commissioner of Samoa, H.E Leasi Papali’i T. Scanlan at the Samoa High Commission’s Chancery. The meetings are held every year on a quarterly basis and it’s rotationally hosted by each of the Pacific Islands Head of Mission. The meeting provides an opportunity for each of the Pacific Heads of Mission to provide a brief report on the key issues from their respective countries including diplomatic matters in relation with the Government of New Zealand. Mr Laulu Mac Leauanae, the recently appointed Chief Executive Officer of the Ministry for Pacific Peoples (formerly the Chief Executive Officer of Pacific Cooperation Foundation) was the invited guest speaker during the meeting and he briefly highlighted core activities of the Ministry earmarked for the Pacific region.