- Fiji Mission to the European Union
The Fiji Mission to the European Union is responsible for
Fiji's diplomatic relations with the European Unionand with all member countries, except those with which Fiji maintains specific diplomatic relations, such as the United Kingdom.
The Mission, which was first established in July
1973, is based in Brussels, Belgium, and doubles as Fiji's Embassy to Belgium. The Head of Mission to the European Union, currently Ratu Seremaia Tui Cavuilati, also holds the title of Ambassadorto Belgium. He is assisted by two counsellors ( Tupou Raturagaand Nidhendra Singh, who is responsible for agricultureand trade) and by Miss Y. Chan, the Second Secretary. In addition, there are two supporting staff.
The main focus of the Mission is to promote Fiji's trading interests and gain markets for Fiji's
sugarthrough such agreements as the Lome Conventionand the Cotonou Agreement. It has also helped negotiate tariffconcessions and preferential market quotas for the export of garments and canned tunato European countries.
List of Heads of Mission
The following individuals have held office as Head of Mission to the European Union.
* [http://www.fijiembassy.be Official website of Fiji's Mission to the European Union / Embassy to Belgium]
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