The President,Major-General (Ret’d) Jioji Konrote, in his additional capacity as the Chancellor of the University of the South Pacific, will be officiating at the University’s Nauru Campus graduation on Friday 25 May 2018.
President Konrote departed for Nauru today via Brisbane and is expected to pay a courtesy call on the President of Nauru, His Excellency Baron Divavesi Waqa tomorrow.
Fiji’s Chief Justice Anthony Gates, will act as President.
President Konrote returns to Fiji on Sunday 27 May.
He is accompanied by the First Lady Sarote Konrote, Fiji’s Roving Ambassador in the Pacific, Ambassador Ratu Tui Cavuilati, and His Official Secretary Pene Baleinabuli.
This will be Nauru’s inaugural graduation ceremony, which is taking place as USP celebrates its 50th anniversary. USP established its first campus in Suva before progressively opening campuses in several other member countries including Vanuatu, the Solomon Islands, Tonga, Samoa, Tuvalu, Nauru and Kiribati, among others.