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Koya meets NZ High Commissioner

June 13, 2018 7:08 pm

Industry and Trade Minister, Faiyaz Koya met with the New Zealand High Commissioner to Fiji Jonathan Curr yesterday.

The two discussed a number of pertinent trade and economic issues.

High Commissioner Curr highlighted the upcoming New Zealand – Fiji Business Council Mission to Fiji that will be held in Suva at the end of June.

Koya says many issues discussed were still at a technical level.

“I met with the New Zealand High Commissioner, we had a quick catch up on issues that are on the table between New Zealand and Fiji and our trade, plus some programmes that are in Fiji in which NZ is interested on and that would be the YES programme, and also catch up on our pacer plus programme and it’s all in discussion.”

The meeting today also discussed significant issues such as climate change, capacity building programmes, Micro Small Medium Enterprises (MSMEs), Young Entrepreneurship Scheme (YES), sustainable growth of the tourism industry, trade and investment opportunities among others.