Rio Olympic Games

RIO 2016: Embassy service for Fijian participants, Zika caution issued

Fiji’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs will provide consular services to travellers and athletes participating at this year’s Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro in Brazil. Fiji’s Embassy in Brazil will operate at the Pacific House in Rio de Janeiro throughout the duration of the Games. The Ministry is also advising those travelling to the games […]

Nacanieli Tuilevuka

July 27, 2016 10:38 am

Fiji’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs will provide consular services to travellers and athletes participating at this year’s Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro in Brazil.

Fiji’s Embassy in Brazil will operate at the Pacific House in Rio de Janeiro throughout the duration of the Games.

The Ministry is also advising those travelling to the games to exercise health caution because of the Zika virus outbreak in Brazil.  This advisory is included for pregnant women.

Those travelling to Brazil are encouraged to register with the Foreign Ministry.

For any emergencies in Brazil, Fijian citizens are advised to contact the Fiji Embassy in Brasilia on the telephone numbers provided below:

  • +55 61-98325-3578 (Merewalesi Tawake)
  • +55 61-98327-1015 (Ravai Antonio)

For any other queries, please contact the following persons at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs:

  • Jojiana Cokanasiga, Principal Foreign Service Officer – Americas, email: [email protected], telephone no: 3309645.
  • Patricia Chand, Foreign Service Officer – Americas, email: [email protected], telephone no: 3309645.

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