Red Cross head visits President

Fijian President Jioji Konrote presents a gift to Secretary General Elhadj As Sy after their meeting today at Borron house. Picture: SUPPLIED

Fijian President Jioji Konrote presents a gift to Secretary General Elhadj As Sy after their meeting today at Borron house. Picture: SUPPLIED

Update: 6:47PM THE International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies, Secretary General Elhadj As Sy paid a courtesy call to the Fijian President Jioji Konrote today.

Before joining the IFRC, the world?s largest humanitarian network, Mr As Sy was UNICEF?s Director of Partnerships and Resource Development in New York.

He has also served as UNICEF Regional Director for Eastern and Southern Africa and Global Emergency Coordinator for the Horn of Africa.

Mr As Sy, who is in the country for a three day visit also visited Narocake village in Rewa yesterday as this village is prone to flooding.