The Fijian Government has allocated land in their capital city Suva, for Papua New Guinea to establish an embassy.
In the same way, PNG PM James Marape also revealed that the PNG Government has in turn allocated land, for Fiji to establish their embassy at Waigani in Port Moresby.
This was shared during media briefing today in Port Moresby following bilateral talks between the visiting Fijian Prime Minister and counterpart, the PNG Prime Minister James Marape.
“We have indicated an outstanding support to Fiji since 2015, would be given to start up construction of the embassy, to consolidate our presence in both countries.”
PM Marape said the Covid-19 pandemic had caused some Fijians working in PNG, to return home to their country but they are now back in PNG.
“I would also like to announce to PNG and to Fiji, that we have appointed a High Commissioner Ambassador Designate.”
Marape further stated that “Cabinet is in the process of releasing him from a Senior Public Servant capcity in Waigani and he will be notified soon to take up his post in Fiji.
” Bilateral talks between the two leaders also covered educational opportunities and ratifications for climate change, amongst other shared challenges in both countries