PM Bainimarama urges Pacific leaders not to think small

Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama, his Permanent Secretary Yogesh Karan and Defence and Foreign Affairs Minister Inia Seruiratu share a light moment before the Pacific ACP Leaders Meeting convened in Funafuti, Tuvalu yesterday. Picture: AQELA SUSU

PRIME MINISTER Voreqe Bainimarama has urged the regional leaders not to think small as climate change demands vision, leadership and innovation.

Speaking at the 50th Pacific Islands Forum Leaders meeting in Funafuti, Tuvalu today, Mr Bainimarama has challenged the region to embark on a region wide public- private initiative that he says can transform a sector, uplift the lives of our people and create world class products.

He says private sector are the engines of economies and an innovative partnership with the sector can ‘turn back the tide’ and provide real solutions for climate change threats.

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