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Republic of Fiji donated FJD $50,000 to Tonga

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28th March, 2018 A cheque of FJD $50,000 was presented by the Roving Ambassador of the Republic of Fiji, H.E Mr. Ratu Tui Cavuilati to MEIDECC’s Director of Corporate Service, Mr. Vatulele Tuputupu this morning at MEIDECC’s head office. The assistance aims to assist the Tongan Government with the recovery effort after TC Gita.

H.E. Mr. Cavuilati said that Fiji is happy to provide the financial contribution to Tonga because of its close friendship with Tonga.

“We will be working closely together particularly in times of hardship, we will need each other.”

He stated that the Fijian Government is grateful to see things are getting back on track in Tongatapu and ‘Eua after the cyclone.

Mr. Tuputupu on behalf of the Minister and CEO for MEIDECC expressed his sincere gratitude to the Roving Ambassador of the Republic of Fiji and the Government of Fiji for their assistance and support.

He said that the financial contribution will help with the recovery effort that is currently underway.

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Issued by the: Ministry of Meteorology, Energy, Information, Disaster Management, Environment, Climate Change & Communications.

 

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