Forum Secretariat secretary general Tuiloma Neroni Slade says allegations on the role of the forum are not true adding that Fijiís decision to "walk-out was an extraordinary display of unwarranted and un-Pacific behavior.Ē
The Soqosoqo Duavata ni Lewenivanua (SDL) party in conveying its congratulatory Diamond Jubilee message to Queen Elizabeth II is hopeful about Fiji's chances of regaining its Commonwealth membership.
Party leader Laisenia Qarase has requested the British High Commission in Suva to transmit the message to the Buckingham Palace together with their congratulatory wishes.
“We look forward to regaining full membership of the Commonwealth family of nations headed by her Majesty and extend warm and respectful congratulations to her majesty Queen Elizabeth II as Britain celebrates 60 years of reign," he said.
“Her diamond jubilee is a momentous and joyful occasion for the Monarch and her people.”
Qarase paid tribute to the Royal family and spoke of the affection that the Fiji people still hold for the monarch.
“May the rest of her Majesty’s reign be richly blessed.”
'Green'-tinted SUVs at Seoul Motor ShowGas-guzzling SUVs, eco-friendly electric cars and the odd brave attempt to marry the selling points of both are taking centre stage at the biennial Seoul Motor Show.
AG calls for more ICT supportFiji's Attorney-General and Minister for Communications Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum has called on the Asian countries to understand the unique ICT development challenges faced by smaller and developing nations in the Asia-Pacific region.