The World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) has successfully completed it's gap analysis mission to identify key issues in improving Fiji's veterinary services and technical competency to confront a wide-range of food security issues, and is working with the Fijian Government to develop a five-year strategic plan to address these issue-areas.
March 24, 2017: Vatican City, ROME – FIJI’S Head of State, His Excellency the President Major General (Ret’d) Jioji Konusi Konrote on Friday met with His Holiness Pope Francis for the first time since his appointment, in a meeting the President describes as ‘fruitful and inspiring’ for Fiji.
Dear Prime Minister, On behalf of the Fijian Government and Fijian people, I write to express my shock and deepest condolences in the wake of the terrorist attack on the Houses of Parliament in London.
The Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations is pledging its support for Fiji as Fiji prepares to take on the presidency of COP23. The FAO’s commitment was conveyed to His Excellency the President Major-General (Ret’d) Jioji Konrote by the Director-General Mr. Jose Graziano da Silva.
The Attorney-General and Minister responsible for Anti-Corruption, Hon. Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum met with a high-level Nepalese Government delegation who are in the country to promote knowledge sharing and to build capacity in relation to Anti-Money Laundering (AML) and Counter Financing of Terrorism (CFT).
The Attorney-General and the Minister for Civil Aviation has today signed a new Air Services Agreement (“ASA”) with the Government of India. This new ASA will replace the previous ASA, which was signed between the two Governments over 40 years ago, in 1974.
The Attorney-General and Minister for Economy Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum has announced that public budget consultations leading up to the formulation of 2017-2018 National Budget will begin on 15 March and extend through 16 May 2017. This year’s consultations follow the unprecedented public participation seen in last year’s public budget consultations.
Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama today received the Ambassador of the Republic of Croatia to Australia and New Zealand, Dr Kamir Kusen.
Fiji and Norway have explored mutual cooperation in the renewable energy sector at a meeting in Suva between Prime Minster Voreqe Bainimarama and Norwegian Foreign Minister Hon. Tone Skogen.
Government will ensure a better learning environment which is conducive to the holistic education of all Fijian children. This was highlighted by the Minister for Education Hon. Dr Mahendra Reddy while opening the 2017 Education Forum at the Tanoa International Hotel in Nadi.