FIJIAN AND KIRIBATI PRESIDENT HOLD BILATERAL TALKS

His Excellency President Ratu Epeli Nailatikau with men of the Fijian Community in Kiribati.

Fiji?s Head of State His Excellency the President Ratu Epeli Nailatikau held talks today with his Kiribati counterpart, His Excellency President Anote Tong.

The President expressed the Fijian Government?s gratitude towards the continued support demonstrated by the Kiribati Government over the years.

The two Heads of State discussed various options of boosting relations between the two island nations and added that a potential area could include fully utilizing available resources within the two countries.

His Excellency, President Tong, praised the leadership of the Fijian Government and the progress that were taking place in the country.

During their talks, the two leaders exchanged cultural gifts. Fiji?s President also presented a copy of the 2013 Constitution to President Tong.

The Fijian President is currently on a State Visit in Kiribati and will hold talks with other senior officials later this week.

MINFO