Stronger collaborations between Fiji and Japan to continue
March 14, 2019 5:30 am
Diplomatic engagements between Fiji and Japan are envisaged to deepen.
This is expected through stronger collaborations to advance sustainable development aspirations for both the nations.
This follows a courtesy call by the Japanese Ambassador for the Pacific Island Region, Toshihisa Takata to the Minister for Defence Inia Seruiratu.
The meeting was an opportunity for Minister Seruiratu to provide an overview of the Fiji-Japan growing relations and express sincere gratitude to Japan for its tremendous support provided to Fiji.
Seruiratu says the increased engagements in areas of Disaster Risk Reduction, Climate Change, Environment, People-to-People exchanges, Sustainable Development, Maritime issues, Fisheries, Trade and Investment reflects the enhanced partnership and friendship between the two countries.
Ambassador Takata reaffirmed Japan’s commitment to broaden partnership with Fiji and other Pacific Island nations. He also thanked Fiji for its strong leadership in championing issues that affect the Pacific as a region and assured Japan’s continued support in Fiji’s endeavors to prioritize issues relative to Sustainable Development Goals.