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Nauru Gives $154,000 To Help Us

The Fijian Government has received A$100,000 (F$154,000) from the government of Nauru to help those affected by Tropical Cyclone Winston. Ministry of Foreign Affairs acting Permanent Secretary Esala Nayasi received
27 Feb 2016 09:30
Nauru Gives $154,000  To Help Us
Ministry of Foreign Affairs acting Permanent Secretary, Esala Nayasi (second from left) receiving the cash grant from Nauru’s Secretary for Foreign Affairs, Michael Aroi

The Fijian Government has received A$100,000 (F$154,000) from the government of Nauru to help those affected by Tropical Cyclone Winston.

Ministry of Foreign Affairs acting Permanent Secretary Esala Nayasi received the people of Nauru’s cash grant from Nauru’s Secretary for Foreign Affairs Michael Aroi, who presented it on behalf of acting President David Adeang in Suva today.

Mr Aroi said the people of Nauru were saddened by the loss of lives and the devastation caused by Cyclone Winston.

“The people of Nauru are hopeful that the donation will help the people of Fiji recover from the tragic ordeal,” Mr Aroi said.

Mr Nayasi said the Fijian Government and all Fijians are humbled with the timely donation given by Nauru.

He thanked the government of Nauru and said that any donation received now would greatly assist in the immediate relief assistance to the Fijians affected by the cyclone.

Source: DEPTFO News

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