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Japan has so far extended FJD $40 million of Stand-by Loan in addition to the other grant assistance – Japanese Ambassador to Fiji
Heads of Mission visit Western Division for Talanoa sessions

Japan has so far extended FJD $40 million of Stand-by Loan in addition to the other grant assistance – Japanese Ambassador to Fiji

Heads of Mission visit Western Division for Talanoa sessions

By Naveel Krishant
Saturday 27/06/2020
[Image: Australian High Commission Media]

The Japanese Ambassador to Fiji, Masahiro Omura says Japan has been coordinating with the Fijian Government to cope with the situation of COVID-19 and aftermath of TC Harold and so far they have extended FJD $40 million of Stand-by Loan in addition to the other grant assistance.

He made the comments as he together with the US Ambassador to Fiji and the Australian and New Zealand High Commissioner’s to Fiji toured the Western Division to hold ‘Friends Talanoa’ sessions with Fijians from all walks of life.

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Australian High Commissioner to Fiji, John Feakes says Australia has been working closely with the Fijian Government in response to COVID-19, and this trip was an opportunity to see that work in action.

Feakes says it has been inspiring to hear how Fijians are supporting each other and their communities.

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The U.S Ambassador to Fiji, Joseph Cella, says this is a pioneering moment for people to people diplomacy in Fiji by the diplomatic corps.

Cella says this is an excellent opportunity for people in the Western Division to confer about ideas for overcoming economic adversity.

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New Zealand High Commissioner to Fiji, Jonathan Curr, says in such challenging times it has been important to come together with his diplomatic colleagues to connect with Fijians from all walks of life to better understand the social and economic challenges affecting the country.

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