FIJI NEWS
September 01, 2012 12:00:00 AM
  Follow @ Twitter

Fiji and the Islamic Republic of Iran this week formally established diplomatic relations.

Minister for Foreign Affairs & International Cooperation Ratu Inoke Kubuabola signed a Memorandum of Understanding with his Iranian counterpart Dr Ali Akbar Salehi in the Iranian capital Tehran.

At their meeting, Dr Salehi welcomed Minister Kubuabola stating that Iran had long considered Fiji as a strategic ally amongst the Pacific Small Island Developing States and that the two countries had a lot to offer in terms of further exploring and enhancing economic and development cooperation.

Kubuabola said that Fiji looks forward to strengthening this important bilateral relation with the view of advancing areas of common interests to both countries.

This new development will enable economic relations and deepen collaboration between the two countries in the fields of agriculture, economy, science, education, tourism and culture.

By Ropate Valemei
 

bang-bang


PREVIOUS STORY
Koyal is best Salwaar Kameez designer
NEXT STORY
Zero stigma for zero HIV transmission

Post a Comment
Bookmark and Share

 


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





Are you happy with the 2015 Budget?
 Yes
 No


Poll Results: Current | Previous

Are you happy with the 2015 Budget?
Yes
 45%
No
 55%



More Polls
Press Esc to close this window
BUSINESS
Youth entrepreneur relishes inaugural awardWinning the inaugural Youth Entrepreneur award during the 2014 Prime Minister's Exporter of the Year awards is a sheer reflection of hard work and determination for 27-year-old Devesh Prasheel Nath.
SPORTS
3 new districts for women's IDCThree new districts will compete in the 2014 Fiji FA Women's Inter District Championship (IDC) which commences this Friday at Govind Park in Ba.
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
Vodafone Fiji, Tonga telco in allianceVodafone Fiji and Tonga Communications Corporation today signed a strategic partnership alliance that will allow the Tongan company to leverage off the experience of their Fijian counterparts.
ENTERTAINMENT
Moorhouse to release debut albumNew Zealand 2013 The X Factor fan favourites Moorhouse will release their debut self-titled album that will include their brand new single Somebody Loves You on December 5.
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