Following the bilateral talks, Prime Minister of the Republic of Fiji, Josaia Voreqe Bainimarama shake hands with Prime Minister Shinzo Abe.
Shinzo Abe, Prime Minister of Japan, hosted a summit meeting with Josaia Voreqe Bainimarama, Prime Minister of the Republic of Fiji, on May 19 at the Japanese Prime Minister’s office in Tokyo.
During the meeting, Mr. Abe stated that Japan is willing to promote bilateral relations in trade and investment and cooperate in various international forums. In addition, the Japanese PM emphasized the need to contribute to peace and security in the Asia-Pacific Region.
Fiji’s PM, on the other hand, gave a summary of some of the benefits of the reform programs that have transformed Fiji’s investment climate. Mr. Bainimarama said: “All these improvements mean that Fiji is not only open for business, there has never been a better time to do business in Fiji. And I invite you all to avail yourselves of the assistance we are providing and check out these opportunities.”
Fiji currently enjoys Japanese investment relating to tourism, fishing and education services. Sectors where there are further opportunities include light manufacturing, medical services, agro-business processing, fisheries and horticulture.