Japan’s Foreign Affairs Minister -Taro Kono will be making his first official visit to Fiji Tomorrow.
Kono will meet with Prime Minister -Voreqe Bainimarama and the Attorney-General- Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum.
He will also hold discussions with Foreign Affairs Minister- Inia Seruiratu. He is also expected to visit the University of the South Pacific and the Pacific Island Forum Secretariat.
Fiji and Japan have been enjoying friendly relations since the establishment of diplomatic relations in 1970. Japan’s commitment is seen through the Official Development Assistance especially through Projects that have benefited Fijians.
The Japanese Government through the grass-root and community development sector has invested over $50 million in grant aid bilateral assistance to Fiji for the coordination of well over 400 community projects since 1990.