10 Mar 2012

Commonwealth Deputy Secretary-General concludes visit to Fiji

11:53 am on 10 March 2012

The Commonwealth Deputy Secretary-General Mmasekgoa Masire-Mwamba has concluded her three-day visit to Fiji.

Mrs Masire-Mwamba says the visit had been short but busy and very constructive.

She says and her team were able to meet with senior representatives of the interim government of Fiji, including the Minister for Foreign Affairs and the Attorney-General.

She also says she met with other political stakeholders, and representatives of civil society and the international community.

Mrs Masire-Mwamba says everyone she met was welcoming and open in their discussions with her.

On her return to London, Mrs Masire-Mwamba will report to Commonwealth Secretary-General Kamalesh Sharma on her discussions in Fiji.