FIJI NEWS
June 07, 2012 12:00:00 AM
  Follow @ Twitter

Indonesians living in Fiji are holding a triple celebration today.

Today is Indonesia's 67th Independence Day, on this day the Indonesian embassy also opened in Fiji 10 years ago and the Bula Indonesia Trade and Culture Exhibition is also marking its third anniversary .

Speaking at the opening of the exhibition, Indonesian ambassador to Fiji Aidil Chandra Salim said the event marks a memorable occasion for them.

Salim said the exhibition help strengthens bilateral relationships between the two countries.

He said the exchanging of cultures and diverse arts benefit the Fiji and Indonesia.

Fiji’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs permanent secretary Saipora Mataikabara said Fiji can learn a lot from the exhibition.

Mataikabara said such event promotes harmony and mutual understanding.

She said it will continue to build close up ties and relations in the future.

The three-day exhibition will showcase Indonesian arts, music, dances and culture.

Through the exhibition the public will also be given training on how to make confectionaries from recycle papers and plastics.

By Ropate Valemei

 

Wiggle


PREVIOUS STORY
Woman dies in Nadi road accident
NEXT STORY
20,000 unemployed register with NEC

Post a Comment
Bookmark and Share

 


Posted Comments
No comments, but you can post the first comment!
   





Do you think the government is doing enough to educate voters about the new voting system for the 2014 general election?
 Yes
 No


Poll Results: Current | Previous

Do you think the government is doing enough to educate voters about the new voting system for the 2014 general election?
Yes
 57%
No
 43%



More Polls
Press Esc to close this window
BUSINESS
Fiji Airways records $17.2m profitFiji Airways Group has announced an operating profit of $17.2m for the first half-year, from January 1 to June 30.
SPORTS
Sports Council to inspect West facilitiesThe Fiji Sports Council will be visiting all of its western facilities this week with a view to check on the standard of the facilities and plan for maintenance and upgrade systems.
WORLD
'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.
TECHNOLOGY
Only call details given to police in 670 cases: VFVodafone Fiji says it provided call details in 670 cases to police on the production of a search warrant or court order, but does not listen to or record calls, and could not provide such information.
ENTERTAINMENT
5 Seconds of Summer announce Aust, NZ showsHot on the heels of selling out two shows at Londonís iconic Wembley Arena, the chart-topping Sydney boys are heading out on the road to play their first-ever headline Australian and New Zealand arena shows, touring in support of their recently released self-titled #1 smash hit debut album.
HEALTH/FITNESS
Clean-up day to curb dengue outbreakFiji's Ministry of Health has declared a clean-up day next Thursday for residents in the central division as it ups the tempo against a dengue fever outbreak currently experienced in the country.
NEWS SPORTS INFOTAINMENT SERVICES MOBILE EXTRA HOT TOPICS