FIJI ‘HONOURED’ TO CHAIR COP23
PM Bainimarama says Fiji is first Pacific Island nation to be given this important task
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Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama with Ambassador Manasvi Srisodapo, the outgoing Chair G77 + China from Thailand at Marrakesh, Morocco.