Kazakhstan WANTS TO ATTEND PIDF MEETING
Fijian Ambassador to the United Arab Emirates, Mr Robin Nair presented his credentials as non resident Ambassador of Fiji to the Republic of Kazakhstan on Wednesday 27th November, 2013.
He was received at the Ak Orda, Presidential Place in capital Astana by the Secretary of State of the Republic of Kazakhstan, His Excellency Marat Tazhin.
Ambassador Nair also, among others, met with the Under-Secretary of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and briefed him Fiji’s foreign policy and about the emergence of the Pacific Small Islands Developing States (PSIDS) as a strong international voice for the Island States, in all the international fora. The Under-Secretary was particularly interested to hear about the launch of the Pacific Islands Development Forum (PIDF) as the voice and aspiration of the PSIDS on their sustainable agenda. He asked for Kazakhstan to be invited as an observer for the second meeting of PIDF. In his meetings with the with the Director of Asia and Pacific Affairs in the Foreign Ministry, Ambassador Nair Ambassador welcomed the openness of the Kazakhstan Government to seek areas of development assistance required by Fiji.
Source:- Ministry of Information