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     Government of the Republic of Fiji

  Ministry of Foreign Affairs

    A Better Fiji through Excellence in Foreign Service

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Media Release

Georgian Ambassador presents credentials

Georgian non-resident ambassador  Vladimir Konstantinidi presented his credentials to the President His Excellency Ratu Epeli Nailatikau

 

June 18, 2013: In line with the Look North Policy and Pillar 11 of the People’s Charter for Change, Peace and Progress, Fiji is now receiving accreditation from more countries.

 

Today the Georgian non-resident ambassador,  Vladimir Konstantinidi presented his credentials to the President, His Excellency Ratu Epeli Nailatikau at Government House.

 

Mr Konstantinidi, who is also accredited to Australia, is the first Georgian Ambassador to Fiji stemming from Fiji and Georgia establishing diplomatic ties in 2010 upon a request from the latter.

 

He has served in many spheres of Georgia’s civil service, especially pertaining to the area of law as he did his studies in the Faculty of Law, Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University.

 

Mr Konstantinidi has worked in the Georgian Ministry of Internal Affairs, Ministry of Tax Revenue, Ministry of Finance and then at Ministry of Foreign Affairs whereby he was promoted to diplomatic postings.

 

He served as the Charge d’ Affairs in Embassy of Georgia to the State of Israel and received his first posting as ambassador to the Republic of Cyprus.

 

The Georgian Government has awarded six Fiji students scholarships to study medicine at the Tbilisi State Medical University earlier this year through the Public Service Commission. 

 

Fiji Ambassador to Brussels, His Excellency Ambassador Peceli Vocea is accredited to Georgia.

 

Pillar 11 emphaseises government’s intent of enhancing global integration and international relations.

 

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