THE Minister for Foreign Affairs and International Co-operation, Ratu Inoke Kubuabola met the Vice Minister of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of China, Liu Jieyi yesterday.
The meeting focused on the invigoration of Fiji and China relations.
Vice Minister Jieyi, during the meeting with Ratu Inoke, reaffirmed China's ongoing support towards the positive development of Fiji's political process.
He also said that China viewed Fiji as a regional leader of development in the Pacific and the international community.
He added that Fiji's chairmanship of the G-77 plus China group was a reflection to this sentiment and that China further aimed to work with Fiji on issues of common interest in the bilateral and multilateral hemisphere.
Vice Minister Jieyi has offered 20 confirmed placements for training of Fijian civil servants in China this year and aims to have co-operation agreements with Fiji in agriculture, tourism and other related areas.
Both ministers have reaffirmed their commitment to work together to further strengthen relations between Fiji and China.