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Government Keen To Work With Asia- Pacific Body

  The Fijian Government has extended an invitation to the Asia-Pacific Broadcasting Union (ABU) to collaborate on climate change issues. Attorney-General, and Minister for Finance, Civil Service, Public Enterprise and
21 May 2016 14:56
Government Keen To Work With Asia- Pacific Body
Attorney-General, and Minister for Finance, Civil Service, Public Enterprise, Communications Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum with participants during the opening of the ABU Administrative Council Meeting at the Sheraton Fiji Resort, Denarau Island yesterday. Photo: WAISEA NASOKIA

 

The Fijian Government has extended an invitation to the Asia-Pacific Broadcasting Union (ABU) to collaborate on climate change issues.

Attorney-General, and Minister for Finance, Civil Service, Public Enterprise and Communications Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum made those remarks during the opening of the ABU Administrative Council Meeting at the Sheraton Fiji Resort, Denarau Island yesterday.

“The Fijian Government is very keen to work with Organisations such as ABU,” Mr Sayed-Khaiyum said.

The A-G said the Government would be very keen to have some specific gathering or conference in the country through the broadcasters regarding climate change.

“We are also quite keen and would like to inform you next year, we are hosting one of the largest conferences on the Oceans that are also key feature for us,” he said.

“These are the hardcore realities that are faced by the Pacific island countries. I suppose to highlight these issues to you so we have an understanding and of course can collaborate with.”

The two-day event ends today.

Edited by Rusiate Mataika

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