Fijiís President, His Excellency Ratu Epeli Nailatikau and Tokelau president, His Excellency Kerisiano Kalolo. Photo: Courtesy of Ministry of Information
Fiji’s President, His Excellency Ratu Epeli Nailatikau was today visited by his Tokelau counterpart, His Excellency Kerisiano Kalolo.
Kalolo is in the country to extend his government’s gratitude to Fiji for the support rendered towards the Tokelau government’s submission to the United Nations at the UN’s special committee meeting on Declonisation, held in June.
Fiji’s permanent representative to the United Nations, Ambassador Peter Thompson introduced the two draft resolutions which sought to update the UN special committee on decolonisation on the efforts towards self-determination by Tokelau and New Caledonia.
Kalolo said that the UN special committee adopted the resolutions by consensus.
“I also wish to thank the Fijian Government for its support towards Tokelauan students currently studying at the University of the South Pacific, the Fiji School of Medicine and the Fiji School of Nursing,” Kalolo said.
Kalolo and Nailatikau both agreed to strengthen relations between the two countries.
Tawai beat Oceania Champs totalFiji weightlifter Tevita Tawai achieved a snatch of 115 and the best clean and jerk, in group B, with a score of 165 equalling a combined total of 280, leaving him a comfortable third in the group on day four of the Commonwealth Games.
'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.
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.
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.
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.