During his statement at the Second Regional Seminar for the Asia-Pacific Region Parliaments on Achieving the Sustainable Development Goals held last month in Mongolia.
Speaker of Parliament-Ratu Epeli Nailatikau says the Fijian Parliament has expanded its role and initiated activities to strengthen its support towards the promotion and implementation of the SDGs.
He added in 2016, the Fijian Parliament undertook initiatives to promote and ensure progress in its implementation.
Over 100 delegates from 19 countries and international organizations gathered to define the opportunities and challenges facing parliaments in the Asia-Pacific region in exercising their role in SDGs implementation.
The Speaker was accompanied by Assistant Minister for i-Taukei Affairs- Selai Adimaitoga, Mosese Bulitavu and Professor Biman Prasad.