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Ministerial Action Group meets in Fiji

By Nasik Swami
Friday, February 14, 2014

Update: 2:32PM THE Pacific Islands Forum Ministerial Contact Group (MCG) is in the country holding meetings with government representatives and other stakeholders.

A statement from the Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat said the MCG has been mandated by forum leaders to continue to dialogue and engage with Fiji, including supporting Fijis return to parliamentary democracy.

The MCG comprises of Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop, New Zealand Foreign Minister Murray McCully, chair of the MCG Rimbink Pato, PNG Foreign Minister Tuisugaletaua Aliimalemanu Sofara Aveau, Minister of Communication and Information Technology of Samoa Taukelina Finikaso, Minister of Foreign Affairs, Trade, Tourism, Environment and Labour of Tuvalu and Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs and External Trade of Vanuatu Nipake Edward Natapei.