Diplomacy

Tuvalu and Fiji set to advance mutual cooperation

Fiji has assured Tuvalu of its support towards coordinating ties between Pacific island countries to address issues of climate change on a global level. Attorney-General and Acting Prime Minister Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum and the Prime Minister of Tuvalu, Enele Sopoaga, held talks today over advancing areas of cooperation between the two countries, especially on climate adaptation. The two […]

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August 5, 2016 7:31 am

Fiji has assured Tuvalu of its support towards coordinating ties between Pacific island countries to address issues of climate change on a global level.

Attorney-General and Acting Prime Minister Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum meets with Prime Minister of Tuvalu Enele Sopoaga. DEFTPO
Attorney-General and Acting Prime Minister Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum meets with Prime Minister of Tuvalu Enele Sopoaga. DEFTPO

Attorney-General and Acting Prime Minister Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum and the Prime Minister of Tuvalu, Enele Sopoaga, held talks today over advancing areas of cooperation between the two countries, especially on climate adaptation.

The two also discussed matters pertaining to the recent Pacific Finance Ministers’ Meeting and both reiterated their support for equitable and effective regulation of the aviation in island countries.

The two countries agreed to work collaboratively to meet the goals outlined in the Joint Outcome Statement, including knowledge-sharing on best financial practices.

Mr Sayed-Khaiyum acknowledged Tuvalu’s continued friendship and also ensured the Tuvaluan Prime Minister of Fiji’s support on issues relevant to the latter.

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