Fiji is now only one of eight nations to have hosted this competition and the first small island State to ever do so, joining Australia, New Zealand, South Africa, Argentina, Japan, Singapore and the UK. This for us in the Pacific is a major feat.
Attorney-General Hon. Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum held a consultation on laws covering refugee status and the application process for refugees with Regional Protection Officer, Mr. Rico Salcedo, of the Office of the UN High Commissioner on Refugees (UNHCR).
This new jetty will help open up this remote area of Fiji. It will – for the first time – provide an adequate loading and unloading facility that will cut down on transportation costs; reduce the time it takes to handle cargo; increase the frequency of shipping services and, make travel to and from Gau much more convenient.
Attorney-General and Minister for Economy Hon. Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum updated the World Bank Group (WBG) on Fiji’s 2016-2017 National Budget provisions and laid out Government’s long-term plan for development at a meeting with WBG Executive Director and Budget Committee Member, Mr. Rionald Silabon.
Fiji’s Foreign Minister, Hon. Ratu Inoke Kubuabola this week delivered the vote of thanks at the United Nations Development Programme two-day conference on Sustainable Development Goals 16 in Nadi.