Government of the Republic of Fiji
Ministry of Foreign Affairs
A Better Fiji through Excellence in Foreign Service
April 11, 2013: Fiji´s Ambassador to the Federative Republic of Brazil, Mr Cama Tuiloma presented his Letters of Credence to H.E Mr. Sebatián Piñera Echenique the President of Chile, as the first Non Resident Ambassador of Fiji to the Republic of Chile.
Ambassador Tuiloma was one of the three Non Resident Ambassadors that are based in Brazil who presented their credentials in a ceremony held in the Presidential Palace in Santiago on Thursday 4th April 2013.
Ambassador Tuiloma told President Echenique that Fiji and Chile have enjoyed cordial relations since the establishment of diplomatic relations in 1972. He added that while bilateral trade and economic ties between the two nations may only be small, the spirit of deepening friendship and opportunities for cooperation is enabling both countries to pursue stronger trade and economic ties.
With the appointment of its Non Resident Ambassador, Fiji looks forward to deepening its relations through high level exchanges, maximising and expanding its cooperation in trade and investment, tourism, Agriculture and Fisheries, International Peacekeeping and many others, Ambassador Tuiloma said.
Ambassador Tuiloma reaffirmed Fiji´s commitment it stands ready to work with Chile to further deepen friendship, expand communication, and scale up cooperation to take friendly and cooperative relations to a higher level and make “positive contributions towards the well being of our two peoples as well as peace, stability and sustainable development in our two countries and regions”.
On Wednesday 3rd April Ambassador Tuiloma met with the Senior Officials of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and is scheduled to meet heads of government Ministries and Departments next week to discuss bilateral cooperation issues.
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