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Sami is Fiji’s High Commissioner to India

Former Chief Executive of the Fiji Sugar Cane Growers Council, Jagnnath Sami has been appointed Fiji’s High Commissioner to the Republic of India.

He was ceremoniously sworn in at the State House today.

In the presence of His Excellency the President, Ratu Wiliame Katonivere, and the Permanent Secretary for Foreign Affairs, Lesikimacuata Korovavala, High Commissioner Sami took the oaths of allegiance and execution of office.

With over 40 years of experience in the sugar sector, Sami brings a wealth of knowledge to his new role.

He served as CEO of the Fiji Sugar Cane Growers Council from 2000 to 2006 and later assumed the position of Chief Executive at the India Sanmargya Ikya Sangam (TISI), a prominent cultural and educational organisation.

Under his leadership, TISI oversaw 23 primary schools, 5 colleges, and the Sangam Graduate School of Nursing in Labasa.

In 2016, Sami joined Impact Partners Fiji as a Project Officer.

Impact Partners Fiji (IPF) is a non-governmental organization (NGO) dedicated to enhancing the income of cane farmers.

Throughout his career, he has also contributed his expertise to various boards, including the Sugar Commission of Fiji, South Pacific Fertilizers Limited, Sugar Cane Growers Fund, Fiji Sugar Marketing Limited, Sugar Research Institute of Fiji, and Mill Area Committees.

Reginald Chandar
Reginald Chandar
Head of News & Sports | news@fijilive.com

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