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September 04, 2012 12:00:00 AM
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 Minister for Social Welfare, Women and Poverty Alleviation Dr Jiko Luveni heads a Fiji delegation to attend the 5th conference for Chinese People’s Association for Friendship with Foreign Countries (CPAFFC) and the 3rd conference for China International Friendship Cities Association.

The visit is based on the invitation forwarded to the Fiji China Friendship Association (FCFA) and Dr Luveni in her position as the president of FCFA is accompanied by 5 other members of the Association (Mr Dixon Seeto, Mr William Situ, Mr Chandrakant Umaria, Ms Bernedette Rounds Ganilau and Ms Veniana Rarasea) to attend the two international conference.  

Dr Luveni revealed that the Chinese People’s Association for Friendship with Foreign Countries Forum will allow Fiji to establish trade relations in 3 specific areas of development.  

“The 5th Friendship Forum held in Changchun will enable Fiji delegation to network with other foreign members of the China Friendship Association and this particular conference will focus 3 specific themes that will be discussed, one is Education and Culture, second is Tourism and Environmental Protection followed by Science, Technology, Economy and Trade. Fiji will also make a presentation on tourism and environmental protection,” she said in a statement.

Dr Luveni said the conference will provide an opportunity for Fiji to establish partnership and trade links with international countries.  

“We will have the opportunity to have face to face discussions with other members of Chinese Friendship Association and establish partnership with countries with common interests with Fiji and there will also be an opportunity to sign cooperation agreement and pursue Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with foreign countries that would be represented along with China,” Dr Luveni added.  

Following the Chinese People’s Association for Friendship with Foreign Countries (CPAFFC) the delegation will attend the 3rd Conference for China International Friendship Cities Association held in Chengdu city from 11th to 15th September, 2012.

“The objective of this conference is to develop a sister relationship between the cities of China and those of our own cities, towns here Fiji that have not yet established partnership with cities in China. This conference will focus on developing partnership in the areas of Internationalizing Strategies of Cities, Urban Transition and Leapfrog development, City orientation and Investment Direction, Ageing Population cities and Emergency relief of cities,” Dr Luveni said.

CPAFFC will be held in Jilin province while the conference for China International Friendship Cities Association is hosted by Chengdu city, People’s Republic of China held from 5th to 15th September, 2012.

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