Aus­tralia-Fiji dis­cuss ar­eas of co­op­er­a­tion

The Miracle - - Fijian News - By: TALEBULA KATE Source: fi­

AUS­TRALIAN High Com­mis­sioner to Fiji John Feakes paid a cour­tesy visit yes­ter­day to Min­is­ter for In­dus­try, Trade, Tourism, Lands and Min­eral Re­sources Faiyaz Koya to dis­cuss ar­eas of co­op­er­a­tion in in­vest­ment, trade, and tourism. Mr Feakes who is a se­nior ca­reer of­fi­cer with the Depart­ment of For­eign Af­fairs and Trade (DFAT) said he was com­mit­ted to strength­en­ing re­la­tions and en­hanc­ing fu­ture de­vel­op­ment co­op­er­a­tion be­tween Fiji and Aus­tralia dur­ing his term here. He has served Kenya, Le­banon, Jor­dan, Afghanistan, Solomon Is­lands, Pa­pua New Guinea and the United States. Mean­while, Mr Koya said with eight con­sec­u­tive years of eco­nomic growth, the Fiji- an econ­omy was geared to­wards expanding trade and ex­port base with other coun­tries in a sus­tain­able man­ner.

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