PRIME MINISTER BAINIMARAMA TO ASSUME CHAIRMANSHIP OF THE GROUP OF 77 PLUS CHINA [G77]

The Prime Minister, Voreqe Bainimarama, is at the United Nations to accept the Chairmanship of the Group of 77 plus China [G77] on behalf of the Fijian Government and the people of Fiji.

The handover ceremony will begin Tuesday at 3PM EST (Wednesday 9AM Fiji Time), at which point the Prime Minister will give an address formally accepting the chairmanship.

A live stream of this event will be available on the Ministry of Information’s Facebook page and at the following address: http://webtv.un.org/

The G77 is the largest voting bloc at the United Nations, and consists of more than 130 developing countries from around the world.

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