A Parliament delegation is in the Republic of Indonesia for the Indonesia-Pacific Parliamentary Partnership (IPPP) meeting on Human Development and Maritime Sustainability.
Led by the Speaker Dr Jiko Luveni, the meeting is aimed at strengthening co-operation and partnership among neighbours in the Pacific as they face common geographical and global challenges of this century.
This co-operation and partnership is based on the principles of respecting the territorial integrity and sovereignty of States as enshrined in the Charter of the United Nations.
The meeting also recognises the strong historical relations that the people possess as well as the opportunity to deepen people-to-people relations.
The meeting is attended by more than 80 Speakers and parliamentarians from the Republic of
Indonesia, Cook Islands, Fiji, Kiribati, Marshall Islands, Federated States of Micronesia, Nauru,
Palau, Papua New Guinea, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Tonga, Tuvalu, French Polynesia and New
The Fijian delegation includes the Assistant Minister for Rural and Maritime Development and
National Disaster Management Joeli Cawaki and Opposition Member of Parliament Mere Samisoni.