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   Government of the Republic of Fiji

  Ministry of Foreign Affairs

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Media Release

Foreign Secretary Mataikabara receives Chinese Donation

Fiji-China_donation

10th November 2011, Suva: The Permanent Secretary for Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Ms. Saipora Mataikabara received a cheque of $10,000 from the Peoples Republic of China being initial funds for launch of the Fiji China Friendship Association.

The cheque was presented by H.E. Huang Yong Ambassador of China.

With the establishment of the Fiji China Friendship Association shall allow it to serve as a link in the friendly relations between the Chinese people and the people of Fiji to participate in educational and sporting exchanges between Fiji and China, high level visits to China, socio-cultural cooperation, as well as business and economic activities be¬tween Fiji and China.

The Fiji China Friendship Association will be launched on 30th November 2011.

(Speech by the Permanent Secretary may be downloaded here)