FBC: NZ Defence Minister to visit Fiji

New Zealand’s Defence Minister Andrew Little will be visiting Fiji from tomorrow in an effort to further strengthen the relationship between both countries.

Little will be meeting his Fijian counterpart, Minister for Home Affairs and Immigration Pio Tikoduadua.

Little says the two countries have a strong defence relationship built on close cooperation and people-to-people ties.

He adds our militaries already cooperate across many areas and he looks forward to further strengthening this relationship with Fiji as it is one of their key Pacific partners.

While in Fiji the Ministers will sign a Status of Forces Agreement providing a legal framework for New Zealand and Fijian military forces to effectively cooperate within each other’s territories…

Want the full story? Sail on over to FBC News for this and more Pacific news.