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Fiji nominates Ratu Inoke Kubuabola to be Secretary-General of the Pacific Islands Forum

Fiji nominates Ratu Inoke Kubuabola to be Secretary-General of the Pacific Islands Forum

By Semi Turaga
Friday 07/08/2020
Ratu Inoke Kubuabola

Fiji’s seasoned diplomat and former Minister for Foreign Affairs, Ratu Inoke Kubuabola has been nominated as Fiji’s candidate for the position of Secretary-General of the Pacific Islands Forum.

In a statement, Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama said it is a decision that the Fijian Government has undertaken after careful consideration of the complex regional environment and the need for strong and decisive leadership at the Pacific Island Forum at this time.

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He confirmed that Fiji has submitted its nominations to the Forum Chair Kausea Natano who is the Prime Minister of Tuvalu.

Bainimarama said that Ratu Inoke Kubuabola’s leadership will be instrumental in charting the course for the next 50 years, particularly in developing a form of regionalism that responds to member needs beginning with the 2050 Strategy for the Blue Pacific.

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