10th June, 2012: Fiji´s Ambassador to the Federative Republic of Brazil, Mr. Cama Tuiloma presented his Letters of Credence to H.E Mr. Ollanta Humala Tasso the President of Peru, as the First Non Resident Ambassador of Fiji to the Republic of Peru. Ambassador Tuiloma was one of the four Non Resident Ambassadors who presented their credentials in a ceremony held in Lima on Monday 4th June 2012.
Ambassador Tuiloma informed the President that the Fiji Peru a relation has continued to strengthen through high level exchanges deepening political mutual respect and trust. Fiji looks to expanding and cooperating in business, tourism, culture and education, among other areas of sustainable development, and sound communication, coordination and support of international and regional efforts.
Peru´s economy is growing at the rate of 7% per annum and economic reforms in recent years have supported economic expansion and reductions in poverty. Peru’s evolving entrepreneurial sector has benefited from increased access to financing as well as improved regulatory efficiency. Open-market policies that support trade and investment have been gradually institutionalized. The government has entered into free trade pacts with a number of countries around the world. Peru, together with Colombia, Chile and Mexico signed an accord on June 6th creating the Pacific Alliance to more deeply integrate their economies, and develop new trade links with the Asia-Pacific region.
During the week Ambassador Tuiloma met with the Vice Minister and Senior Officials of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and held discussions also with the Minister for Agriculture, Production (Commerce and Trade) and Education.
Fiji and Peru have enjoyed cordial relations over the years and having a Fijian Ambassador to be accredited to Peru will certainly improve bilateral relations between the two countries in the years to come.
(Photo caption 1: President Humalla congratulating Ambassador Tuiloma while the Ambassador of Nicaragua in Peru looks on.caption 2: Photo session with the President.)
Ministry of Foreign Affairs & International Cooperation P. O. Box 2220 Government Buildings Suva, Fiji