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Fiji's honorary consul dies at 86

By TEVITA VUIBAU
Thursday, February 06, 2014

Update: 11:36AM A FIJIAN delegation led by the Minister for Foreign Affairs Ratu Inoke Kubuabola paid their respect to Fiji's Honorary Consul General in Korea, General Woo-Joo Chang.

General Chang, 86, passed away in Seoul on Tuesday. 

A Ministry of Information statement said General Chang had been Fiji's Honorary Counsul since 1991. He was awarded the National Independent Medal and the Companion of the Order of Fiji in 1995 and 2002 respectively.

"He had served Fiji well in its relations with the Republic of Korea and has achieved a lot for the country before the establishment of the Fiji Embassy in Seoul in 2012, Fiji's Foreign Minister Ratu Inoke Kubuabola said.

Fiji had been privileged to engage such a person of his calibre to be its Honourary Consul General in Korea since 1991.