Unique Bula smile

Ministry of Foreign Affairs permanent secretary Ioane Naivalurua addressing participants of the discipline forces and civil servants at the Protocol Training Workshop for the ministry and members of the public service in Suva yesterday. Picture: JONACANI LALAKOBAU

THE uniqueness of Fijian diplomacy is its “bula smile”.
Ministry of Foreign Affairs permanent secretary Ioane Naivalurua made this comment while addressing the 70 participants of the discipline forces and civil servants during the opening of the Protocol Training Workshop for the ministry and members of the public service in Suva yesterday.
Mr Naivalurua said his understanding of protocol and diplomacy was that it was practised daily. “My understanding of protocol and diplomacy is that it is practised every day, it doesn’t have to be an organised function,” he said.
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