Bank of South Pacific BSP celebrated its 8 years of service and contributions to Samoa last week.
The Honourable Minister of Finance Mulipola Anarosa Ale Molioo delivered a keynote address on behalf of the Government and the people of Samoa.
“On behalf of the Government and people of Samoa, I congratulate BSP, its shareholders, board of directors, management, staff and customers for reaching 8 years of incredible service to Samoa and her people,” said Hon Mulipola to a packed room of invited guests.
The Minister acknowledge the presence of BSP Samoa’s Chairman, Pepe Christian Fruean and directors, as well as Samoa’s very own Taituuga Maryann Lameko-Vaai, BSP Financial Group Ltd’s General Manager for Offshore Branches who had travelled from Papua New Guinea for the event.
“Since BSP’s entrance into the Samoa market in July 2015, BSP has grown to be the largest bank serving the people of Samoa,” acknowledged the Finance Minister.
“BSP has provided employment opportunities for our local people and contributed significantly to the development of our country through supporting our private households, businesses, communities, our government and our economy through various investments, financial aid and taxes paid.”
The Minister stressed BSP’s positive impact in the development of Samoan communities.
“A true measure of that impact is by virtue of the testimonies of our people and BSP’s visibility and engagement with the community at large,” said Minister Mulipola.
“We are also grateful to BSP for harnessing our local talent into leadership roles for not just here in Samoa but in the region.”
“We wish you all well, as you continue to serve our people here in Samoa through the delivery of value adding financial services,” concluded the Minister.
“Ia agalelei mai le Atua ma faamanuia i le mamalu o le au valaaulia, le Komiti Faatonu faapea le pulega ma le aufaigaluega uma a le tatou Faletupe o le Pasefika i Saute.”