11 Jan 2013

Heads of American Samoa government to meet

8:22 am on 11 January 2013

The leaders of the three branches of the American Samoa Government will be meeting today at the request of newly sworn-in Governor Lolo Matalasi Moliga.

The meeting will be attended by the governor and lieutenant govenror,the Chief Justice Michael Kruse, senate President Gaoteote Palaie and House Speaker Savali Talavou Ale.

Governor Lolo had requested the meeting in a January 5 letter to the judicial and legislative leaders and congressman Faleomavaega Eni Hunkin,

Congressman Faleomavaega's office says he wont be attending as he will remain in Washington D,C, for the inauguration of President barrack Obama and the opening of Congress.