Fiji gifts people of Bonn a Drua replica
November 19, 2017 5:21 pm
Before the closing ceremony of the COP23 in Bonn, Germany, Attorney General and Minister for Climate Change Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum gifted the Mayor of Bonn a replica of the Drua.
Sayed-Khaiyum says the gift is just a small way of thanking the people of Bonn.
He says that COP23 has showcased the impact of two countries working together.
“As you know the hosting of COP23 the Presidency which was held by Fiji, yet it is physically being hosted in Germany is highly symbolic of how developing countries and developed countries can work together to be able to address global phenomena of climate change and tackling the effects of climate change.”
Mayor of Bonn, Ashok Sridharan says that it was enriching for Germany to host such an event and the replica of the Drua will be placed somewhere special.
“It’s New Town Hall, it will be placed in the foyer so that all the Bonn people who come to visit the house, they can see that Fiji has been to Bonn, has been to Bonn as a Presidency of a COP which was so very good.”
Meanwhile, the Fijian delegates will arrive in the country from Bonn on Tuesday.