Bye-bye Fiji: Representative office of Fiji in Taiwan shuttered for good

After 20 years in Taiwan, Fiji withdraws its de facto embassy in Taipei without much explanation

Taiwan News
Date: 2017/05/17
By: Keoni Everington, Taiwan News, Staff Writer

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — After 20 years, the de facto Fijian embassy in Taiwan, The Fiji

Map of Fiji from Taiwan’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs website.

Trade and Tourism Representative Office, unceremoniously shut its doors for the last time in Taipei on May 10, without a thorough explanation.

The Fijian office’s representative, Karai Vuibau, notified the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) after he received orders from his government to close down the office. MOFA expressed its understanding of the Fijian government’s decision.

Vuibau said that the government of Fiji had made the decision after a thorough review of its offices around the world.    [FULL  STORY]

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