6 - 17 November 2017  

     Government of the Republic of Fiji

  Ministry of Foreign Affairs

    A Better Fiji through Excellence in Foreign Service


Media Release

Fiji to Chair Bangkok Meeting

Fiji will be the chair for the Regional Steering Group on Civil Registration and Vital Statistic (CRVS) to be held in Bangkok, Thailand.

Fiji’s Minister for Health, Dr. Neil Sharma will be chairing the meeting which will discuss the discuss issues concerning the Regional Secretariat (RSO) along with its operations, roles and responsibilities.

The meeting will also look to establish and formalize all operational portals and linkages with sub-regional groups and at national level through the national focus personnel.

Apart from its normal agenda, the meeting will review and formalize the ministerial meeting roadmap for 2014 and prepare preliminary drafts of the meeting's outcomes

Dr. Sharma, as a Pacific Small Island State (PSIDS) representative, said he is honored to chair the group and acknowledged the group's vice chairpersons Chandrashekaran Chandramouli and Carmelia Ericta of India and Philippines.

-      MINFO