Visit to Fiji Park in Brampton is a historic moment - Kamikamica

Visit to Fiji Park in Brampton is a historic moment - Kamikamica

By Navitalai Naivalurua
Monday 13/05/2024
Deputy Prime Minister Manoa Kamikamica visited the Fiji Park in Brampton City, Canada and planted a maple tree. Photo: Santokh Sam Basra

The Fiji delegation to the Fiji North-America Business Mission led by the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Trade Manoa Kamikamica visited the Fiji Park in Brampton City, Canada where the Minister planted a maple tree.

This was a gesture rich in symbolism as it embodies resilience and strength, reflecting the enduring bond between Fiji and Canada.

Kamikamica says this visit to the Fiji Park in Brampton is a historic moment, reminding them of home in a small yet profound way.

He says they are honoured and pleased to be part of this celebration, cherishing the fond memories they will bring back home.

Welcoming the delegation, Fiji Association of Ontario, Trustee - Sam Basra provided a history of the park, highlighting its distinction as the only park named after "Fiji" situated outside of the country.

With a recent renovation value of $440,000, the Park stands as a symbol of cultural exchange and community accessibility within Brampton.

Meanwhile, the Fiji North-America Business Mission is a collaboration between Investment Fiji, Ministry of Trade, Cooperatives, Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises and Communications and Fiji Trade Commission North America.

Led by the Deputy Prime Minister Kamikamica, the delegation met with the diaspora community last night, offering valuable perspectives on investment prospects and incentives in Fiji tailored for diaspora investors.

Tomorrow, the team is scheduled to participate in the Business Forum.

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