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Media Release

Three Ambassadors honoured

Suva, November 25- THREE of Fiji's Ambassadors including a current one were today inducted as Officers of the Order of Fiji by President Ratu Epeli Nailatikau.

Fiji's Permanent Representative to the United Nations Ambassador Peter Thomson and former ambassadors Ambassador Kaliopate Tavola and Ambassador Robin Yarrow were awarded for their contributions to humanity and to Fiji.

Ministry of Foreign Affairs Permanent Secretary Amena Yauvoli said the ministry was proud of the contributions made by Ambassador Thomson and the two former ambassadors.

He said that the three Ambassadors were instrumental in flying Fiji's flag when representing the country in the global fora.

Ambassador Thomson said receiving the award was a great honor and he dedicated it to all Fiji's hardworking diplomats in Suva and overseas.

He said that it was also a tribute to the ministry given that three ambassadors were recipients of the Officers of the Order of Fiji.

They were out of the 18 Fijian citizens who were today honored for their contributions in society.

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