$50m budget support from European Union

Attorney General and Minister for Economy Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum with EU Ambassador for the Delegation of the European Union of the Pacific Sujiro Seam during the signing at the Ministry of Economy office in Suva on Thursday, June 04, 2020. Picture: JONACANI LALAKOBAU

The Fijian government received a budget support of $50 million from the European Union today.

Attorney- General and Minister for Economy, Aiyaz Sayed- Khaiyum officiated the signing of the Financing Agreement with EU Ambassador for the Delegation of the European Union of the Pacific Sujiro Seam in Suva today.

“The partnership between EU and Fiji is very strong because it is based on common values, democracy human rights support to the multilateral systems and shared priorities in particular when it came to climate change and oceans,” said Mr Seam.

“This support for the next three years is a sign of trust and confidence placed by the European union in the government of Fiji.

“We trust the capacity of the government of Fiji to face the consequences of current Coronavirus outbreak.

He also added the EU trusted the capacity of the government of Fiji to overcome the socio-economic impact of the COVID-19 outbreak.

More in tomorrow’s edition of The Fiji Times and The Fiji Times E-edition.

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